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AAPT Scholarship

The American Association of Physics Teachers is offering three $2,000 scholarships for future high-school physics teachers. This scholarship, supported by an endowment funded by Barbara Lotze, is available only to U.S. citizens attending a U.S. school. Undergraduate students in, or planning to enter, physics teacher preparation curricula and high-school seniors planning to enter such curricula are eligible.

Successful applicants, will receive a stipend of up to $2,000 plus a one year free AAPT membership, including The Physics Teacher Journal. The scholarship may be granted to an individual for each of four years.

In addition, there will also be several Honorable Mention Awards which includes a one year free AAPT Membership.

The deadline for applying for this coming spring 2009 is January 1, 2009. Applications for which all materials, including letters of recommendation and transcript, received by this date will be considered for recommendation at the following 2009 AAPT Winter Meeting in February by the AAPT Executive Board.

The application is online at:

You may also request materials from: AAPT Programs Department, One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740-3845; 301-209-3340; .