2021 APSI College Board Scholarship Information

In 2021, the College Board offered the following three scholarship programs for AP teachers. The deadline for the APSI scholarship programs was Wednesday, February 17, 2021, and the AP Capstone scholarship ended on Friday, March 5, 2021.  

For more information about the College Board APSI and AP Capstone scholarships that were available for 2021, please visit www.collegeboard.org/APSIScholarships.

 

2021 APSI SCHOLARSHIPS (Now Closed)

AP FELLOWS SCHOLARSHIP

AP Fellows Scholarship 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 scholarship can be used for all AP subjects except AP Capstone Research or Seminar.

Scholarship Amount: $1,000.00 - for cost of tuition and lab fees (when applicable) only. *

* Please note: Scholarship only covers the cost of tuition and lab fees (if applicable) up to the scholarship amount; all other APSI costs, including but not limited to tuition cost above scholarship amount, lodging, and food, are the responsibility of the scholarship recipient and should be billed to the scholarship recipient, not College Board.

Eligible AP subjects: All AP subjects EXCEPT AP Capstone (Seminar and Research)

Scholarship requirements: Teachers must:

  • Teach at a high school that meets the following criteria:
  • Be planning to teach an AP course, meeting the scholarship criteria, in the 2021–22 academic year
  • At least 50 percent of the student population consists of underrepresented minority students.

    And/or
  • At least 50 percent 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 Scholarship

AP Rural Fellows scholarship is an annual competitive grant program that provides AP Summer Institute scholarships for teachers serving in rural areas of the country, as defined by the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES). All islands of Hawaii, except Oahu, will be considered “rural” regardless of the NCES data. The scholarship can be used for all AP subjects except AP Capstone Research or Seminar.

Scholarship Amount: $1,500.00 - for cost of tuition and lab fees (when applicable) only. *

* Please note: Scholarship only covers the cost of tuition and lab fees (if applicable) up to the scholarship amount; all other APSI costs, including but not limited to tuition cost above scholarship amount, lodging, and food, are the responsibility of the scholarship recipient and should be billed to the scholarship recipient, not College Board.

Eligible AP subjects: All AP subjects EXCEPT AP Capstone (Seminar and Research)

Scholarship requirements: Teachers must:

  • Be planning to teach an AP course, meeting the scholarship criteria, in the 2021–22 academic year; and
  • Teach at a high school that is classified as “rural” by the National Center for Education Statistics (all islands of Hawaii, except Oahu, will be considered “rural” regardless of the NCES data) and in which at least 50 percent of the student population 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:

AP Capstone Scholarship

These scholarships are awarded to AP Capstone teachers with no other sources of funding who are planning to attend the AP Capstone summer professional development event. The scholarships can ONLY be used for AP Capstone Research or Seminar. 

Scholarship Amount: cost of tuition only. **

** Please note: Scholarship only covers the cost of tuition; all other APSI costs, including but not limited to tuition cost above scholarship amount, lodging, and food, are the responsibility of the scholarship recipient and should be billed to the scholarship recipient, not College Board.

Eligible AP subjects: ONLY AP Capstone (Seminar and Research)

Scholarship requirements: Teachers must:

  • Plan to teach AP Research or AP Seminar in the 2021–22 academic year
  • Teach in a district with a median income of below $81,000 and/or in a high school in which at least 50 percent of the student population qualify for free or reduced-price lunch

Application components: