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Perimeter Scholars International welcomes and encourages exceptional, enthusiastic and engaging students with an undergraduate degree in physics and/or math. In exceptional cases, students with other degrees who can demonstrate sufficient understanding of relevant material will be considered. Compulsory credits include the following:

  • Classical mechanics
  • Electromagnetism
  • 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.


  1. Deadline for early consideration - December 1st at 11:59 EST
  2. Deadline for final consideration - February 1st at 11:59 EST

Applications to either deadline will be considered equally. We encourage applicants who have all of their information in order to submit on the early deadline. Those applicants who think that their information will change significantly by February should wait for the final deadline.

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

More information can be found on the FAQ webpage on 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.