The Student Advisory Council at the Canadian Association of Physicists (CAP SAC) was officially launched in June 2019 with the intention to represent Canada’s Physics Students and make their needs more visible to CAP’s board of directors. Thus, CAP can provide Canada’s Physics Students with helpful resources, activities and events, as well as help them succeed in their careers!

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The Women and Girls in Astronomy Program is looking to fund ten projects that use astronomy for development activities to promote, support, and uplift women and girls in the field. Find more info about this opportunity on NA-ROA's website (

To all physics students across Canada, the Lloyd G. Elliott University Prize Exam 2023 will be held on Saturday, March 18th (EST)! Students will be able to start the open-book exam at any time that day up until 23h30 EST; once started, they will have 3 hours to complete.

Zero Discrimination Day is an international event celebrated on March 1st each year to promote diversity and inclusivity and to raise awareness about the need to eliminate discrimination in all its forms.
#zerodiscriminationday #nodiscrimination

February is Black History Month. The SAC has therefore created a historical series that honours the legacy of Black physicists and their contribution to physics and science in general. The first physicist featured is George Carruthers, a space scientist that worked for NASA.

Applications are open for the Optica Women Scholarship. 20 Optica Women Scholars are selected annually and receive a merit and need-based grant. Applications can be submitted on and are due January 31!

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The Student Advisory Council at the Canadian Association of Physicists (CAP SAC) represent Canada’