Policies & Resources

Child Care Assistance

APS Childcare Grants

The American Physical Society (APS) initiated a childcare grant program to aid career advancement for women physicists with the opportunity to attend the March and April APS annual meetings. The childcare grants cover on-site care at the meetings, home childcare expenses due to unavailability of the primary caregiver and expenses for bringing a caregiver or dependent to the meeting. Prof. Yennello’s initiative on the APS Childcare Grants allow for women physicists to continue advancing in the physical sciences field. 

For more information on applying for a childcare grant, click here

College of Science Primary Care Grants for Professional Travel

The Texas A&M University College of Science provides an primary care grants for professional travel for faculty, staff member, postdoctoral candidates or graduate students seeking to attend conferences or meetings that will advance their professionalism and career. 

You can download the application form here

College of Science Parental Leave Guidelines

The Texas A&M University College of Science have guidelines for parental leave for the birth or adoption of a new child for eligible faculty members. 

You can download more information about parental leave here.