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Barbara Lotze Scholarship for Future Teachers (i.e. for future High School Physics Teachers)

Scholarship Provider: American Association of Physics Teachers
Application Deadline: 12/01/2013
Description: The AAPT Executive Board offers scholarships for future high school physics teachers. These scholarships, supported by an endowment funded by Barbara Lotze, are available only to U.S. citizens attending U.S. schools.

Undergraduate students enrolled, or planning to enroll, in physics teacher preparation curricula and high school seniors entering such programs are eligible. Successful applicants receive a stipend of up to $2,000. The scholarship may be granted to an individual for each of four years.
Scholarship Amount: Stipend up to $2000
Scholarship Website: http://www.aapt.org/Programs/grants/lotze.cfm
School Type Requirement: Four Year College
Applicant Class Requirement: Entering First Year Undergraduate or Freshman or Sophomore or Junior or Senior or See other comments for more details
Citizenship Requirement: U.S. Citizen
Awards Given: 2
Length of Award: Renewable
Other Comments: Number of awards varies from year to year but based on prior years generally ranges from 2-4.

Students who meet the following criteria are eligible to apply for the Barbara Lotze Scholarship for Future Teachers.  Applicants must declare their intent to prepare for, and engage in, a career in physics teaching at the high school level and must, at the time the scholarship funds are received by the student, be:

an undergraduate student enrolled in an accredited two-year college, four-year college or a university; or a high school senior accepted for such enrollment.

pursuing, or planning to pursue, a course of study leading toward a career in physics teaching in the high schools.

showing promise of success in their studies, and

a citizen of the United States of America.

Applications will be accepted at any time and will be considered for recommendation to the Executive Board at each AAPT Winter Meeting.

All applications in which all materials, including letters of recommendation, are received by December 1 will be considered for recommendation at the winter meeting of the AAPT Executive Board.

Scholarship Opportunity Contact Information

Primary Contact: Program Department AAPT
One Physics Ellipse
College Park, MD 20740
Email: eo@aapt.org
Phone: (301) 209-3311
Fax: (301) 209-0845
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