Barbara Lotze Scholarship for Future High-School Physics Teachers

Applicants must declare their intent to prepare for, and engage in, a career in physics teaching at the high school level.

The American Association of Physics Teachers is offering a $2,000 scholarship 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, normally one per year, will receive a stipend of up to $2,000. The scholarship may be granted to an individual for each of four years.

Applications will be accepted at any time and will be considered for recommendation to the Executive Board at each AAPT Winter Meeting. Applications for which all materials, including letters of recommendation, received by December 1 will be considered for recommendation at the following January meeting of 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
Phone: 301-209-3344; fax 301-209-0845