-NSPS recognizes the most outstanding Physical Science (Physics, Mathematics and Chemistry) student in Senior Secondary Schools of Nigeria via annual national quiz competition.
-NSPS recognizes the most outstanding researcher of the year in any area of physical sciences. This competition would be open to all Nigerians irrespective of their affiliation to the society. It shall be nicknamed as “Who-is-Who in Nigeria: Discovery Science” Financial support of the award will be subject of the amount approved by the governing council.
-NSPS awards "young researcher award" on yearly bases to a Nigeria based researcher who carry out state-of-the-art research in any area of physical science and who is less than 40 years in the case of men and less than 43 years in the case of women.
-NSPS awards the best postgraduate (M.Sc. and PhD) thesis of the year to outstanding students who carry out their research in any area of physical sciences of any University in Nigeria, approved by the NUC.
-NSPS supports the postgraduate program (2 years for M.Sc. and 3 years for PhD) of the most outstanding Nigeria student who is willing to study any course within the scope of physical sciences in any of the Nigeria Federal Universities
-NSPS organizes annual national conferences and journal publication.
-NSPS provides financial support to financially-handicapped students, who are member of the society to attend annual conference of the society or other related international conferences.
-NSPS fosters research interaction among the members and also cooperate with international physical societies to enhance international collaborations.
Membership is currently open in four categories : Student Member (SNSPS), Associate Member (ANSPS), Regular Member(MNSPS) and Life Member (LNSPS). To become a member, simply click https://nsps.org.ng/membership and follow the procedure.
|Student (SNSPS)||Applicant must be a student in any tertiary institution recognized by the Council. Applicant must provide a recommendation or an introduction letter from the Head of Department or from any other senior staff from his/her institution.||Have the rights and privileges of an active member but are deprived of holding an office||5,000|
|Associate (ANSPS)||Applicants that do not belong in any area of physical sciences but are working in a relevant environment should apply in this category. Senior Secondary School Teachers of Physics, Mathematics and, Chemistry who do not have adequate requirements for a Regular Membership can also apply in this category||Have the rights and privileges of an active member but are deprived of holding an office||10,000||Regular (MNSPS)||Applicant must have obtained a minimum of a B.Sc. or HND degree in any area of Physical Sciences||Have the rights and privileges of an active member.||15,000|
|Corporate (CNSPS)||Any organization which encourages and promotes the study of Physical Sciences shall be eligible to become a Corporate Member.||Have the rights and privileges of an active member but are deprived of holding an office||75,000|
|Life (LNSPS)||Applicant must have obtained a minimum of M.Sc. degree in any area of Physical Sciences.||Have the rights and privileges of an active member. Also, since this fee is equivalent to twenty five times the prevailing annual membership dues with no membership fee. Conseqently, members of this category shall be exempted from annual dues.||250,000||Honorary Fellow (Hon. FNSPS)||Active members of the society can nominate any individual who has made a significant contribution in any area of Physical Sciences to the NSPS Council. The nominee must have obtained a minimum of a Ph.D. degree in any areas of Physical Sciences and must not be less than 60 years of age.||It does not matter if the nominee is a member of the society or not. Members of this category shall be exempted from annual dues and shall receive official publication of the society. They deprived of holding an office||150,000||Fellow (FNSPS)||Applicant must have obtained a minimum of a Ph.D. degree in any areas of Physical Sciences and have at least 5 years of postdoctoral experience. Applicant must have been an active regular member for a period of 5 consecutive years. Applicants who are already a Life Member (LMNSPS) and already have a Ph.D. in any area of Physical Sciences do not need to fulfill the above conditions.||Have right and privilege of an active member.||250,000|