AP® Scholarships & Grants 2016

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The 2016 APSI scholarship applications for all four scholarships – Redesign, Fellows, Rural Fellows, and Computer Science Principles – are now live and available on the AP Teacher Scholarships page. APSI Scholarship Programs 2016
AP is offering scholarships to teachers for 2016 AP Summer Institutes through five programs, detailed below.
    Scholarship Program Timeline
    Application launch: December 1, 2015
    Application deadline: February 1, 2016
    Notification of scholarship award: March 15, 2016
    Letter of commitment (formal scholarship acceptance) deadline: April 15, 2016
For more information, visit www.collegeboard.org/APSIScholarships

AP Redesign
AP Redesign scholarships are awarded to teachers with no other sources of funding who are planning to attend an AP Summer Institute for one of the redesigned subjects launching in fall 2016: AP Calculus AB, AP Calculus BC, or World History. AP Redesign scholarships cover the cost of APSI tuition only.
Scholarship requirements
Teachers must:
    - Be planning to teach AP Calculus AB, AP Calculus BC, or World History in the 2016–17 academic year; and
    - Teach in districts with a median income of below $87,500 and/or at schools in which at least 50 percent of students qualify for free or     reduced-price lunch.
Application components
    - 2016 AP Redesign Scholarship Application

AP Fellows
AP Fellows is an annual competitive grant program that provides AP Summer Institute scholarships for high school teachers at schools serving minority or low-income students who have been traditionally underrepresented in AP courses. The $1,000 scholarships cover the cost of APSI tuition; any remaining funds may be applied to travel and expenses.
Scholarship requirements
Teachers must:
    - Be planning to teach an AP course in the 2016–17 academic year; and
    - Teach in schools that meet the following criteria:
        o At least 50percent of the student population consists of underrepresented minority(African- American, Hispanic/Latino, and/or         American Indian) students

And/or
        o At least 50percent of the student population qualifies for free or reduced-price lunch; and - Not have received a College Board         APSI scholarship for the same subject within the last three years. Application components    

AP Rural Fellows
AP Rural Fellows is an annual competitive grant program that provides AP Summer Institute scholarships for teachers serving in rural areas of the country. The $1,500 scholarships cover APSI tuition; any remaining funds may be applied to travel and expenses.
Scholarship requirements
Teachers must:
    - Be planning to teach an AP course in the 2016–17 academic year; and
    - Teach at schools that are classified as “rural” by the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) and in which at least 50 percent     of the student qualify for free or reduced-price lunch; and
    - Not have received a College Board APSI scholarship for the same subject within the last three years.
Application components
    - 2016 AP Fellows Application
    - 2016 AP Fellows Recommendation Form — Must be completed by the applicant’s principal, assistant principal, department head, or     staff member who assigns courses.

AP Computer Science Principles Scholarships
To support teachers who are planning to teach the new AP Computer Science Principles course in fall 2016, the College Board is offering two scholarship programs for AP Computer Science Principles Summer Institutes.
1. White House Initiative Scholarships for Majority Hispanic Schools
    As part of the White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for Hispanics, the College Board is offering scholarships to AP     Computer Science Principles teachers in majority Hispanic schools. The $1,000 scholarships cover the cost of APSI tuition; any     remaining funds may be applied to travel and expenses.

 Scholarship requirements
Teachers must:
    - Be planning to teach AP Computer Science Principles in the 2016–17 academic year; and
    Teach at a school in which at least 51 percent of the population consists of Hispanic/Latino students
​Application components
    2016 AP Computer Science Principles Scholarship Application

The 2016 APSI scholarship applications four all four scholarships are available now in line at the AP Teacher Scholarships page on AP Central.com,  Click on Professional development and then click on AP  Summer Institutes then click on scholarships at the bottom of the page
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