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Perimeter Scholars International master's program welcomes and encourages exceptional, enthusiastic and engaging students with an undergraduate degree in physics and/or math. In exceptional cases, students with other degrees may be considered, provided they can demonstrate understanding of relevant undergraduate-level topics in:

  • Classical mechanics
  • Electromagnetism
  • Special relativity
  • Quantum mechanics
  • Statistical physics

Students being considered for admission into PSI may be contacted for a short oral interview.

There is no application fee required.

Applications are now CLOSED for 2024. Sign up to receive an alert when applications open for 2025

For 2024 applicants: Please do not call or email Perimeter Institute with inquiries on the status of your application. We will be in contact once a decision is reached by end of March, 2024.

Visit the FAQ page for additional information regarding application requirements.

Perimeter Institute is committed to diversity within its community and especially welcomes applications from racialized persons, women, Indigenous/Aboriginal People of North America, persons with disabilities, LGBTQ2+ persons, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas. Perimeter Institute provides support throughout the application process for applicants with disabilities. We work with you to understand the impact of your disability to appropriately accommodate you during the application/interview process. Please contact [email protected] for assistance.

The PSI program is supported by the Savvas Chamberlain Family Foundation, the Hellenic Heritage Foundation, the Marsland Family, and members of the Emmy Noether Circle.