AAPT.org - American Association of Physics Teachers

High school physics teachers (pre-service and in-service) have a number of awards and funding available to them. Click on the icons below to learn more about opportunities targeted toward K-12 teachers, and those who intend to teach. Learn about additional opportunities for Grants & Scholarships and Awards & Medals.

Student Programs
Barbara Lotze Scholarship
This $2,000, renewable scholarship is for high school seniors or undergraduate students planning a career in high school physics teaching.

High School Teacher Grants
These grants provide AAPT members with a small amount of funds ($100 to $500) to pursue innovative projects in the classroom.

Paul W. Zitzewitz Award
This award is for excellence in K-12 classroom teaching. Winners receive a financial award, expenses paid to attend a national AAPT conference, and the opportunity to give an address at the conference.

For more details and information about K12 Programs, please contact Rebecca Vieyra, K12 Program Manager, at rvieyra@aapt.org