Scholarships

The American Association of Physics Teachers is offering two $2000 scholarships for future high school physics teachers. Undergraduate students in a physics teacher preparation curricula are eligible. The deadline for applying is December 1. For more information and an application visit www.aapt.org/grants/lotze.cfm.

The American Physical Society offers a scholarship program for minority undergraduate physics majors. The purpose of this program is to significantly increase the level of underrepresented minority participation in physics in the United States. For more information and application forms visit http://www.aps.org/programs/minorities.

Each year Carleton can nominate up to 4 students - two sophomores and two juniors- for a Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship. Each scholarship covers eligible expenses for tuition, fees, books, and room and board, up to a maximum of $7500 annually. Scholarship nominees must be outstanding students who are planning to pursue research careers in math or natural sciences. Students who plan to study medicine are eligible only if they plan a research career rather than a career as a medical doctor in a private practice. If you are interested in this scholarship please speak to Cindy Blaha before the end of fall term. For more information visit www.act.org/goldwater/.

$2,500 STEM scholarships for 2014

Students majoring in science, technology, engineering, or math (STEM) disciplines, may be eligible to receive $2,500 scholarships through the Great Lakes National Scholarship Program. In 2013, Great Lakes will again award up to 750 scholarships totaling $1.875 million to new and continuing students who qualify. The scholarship program reflects Great Lakes' ongoing commitment to help change lives for the better through higher education.

To be eligible, a student must:

  • Be enrolled full-time at a public or private two- or four-year college, university, or vocational-technical school.
  • Have a field of study identified in a science, technology, engineering, or mathematics department of the college, university, or vocational-technical school they are attending.
  • Have a minimum cumulative grade point average of 2.75.
  • Be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident.
  • Demonstrate financial need.

Scholarship applications will be accepted through April 5, 2013, or until 20,000 applications have been received. Finalists will be notified by June 17, 2013.

The Great Lakes National Scholarship Program is administered by Scholarship Management Services, a division of Scholarship America®. Scholarship Management Services is the nation's premier manager of scholarship and tuition reimbursement programs for corporations, foundations, associations, and individuals.

More Information

To learn more about the scholarship program and how to apply online, visit Scholarship America.