Professional Development Scholarship Emphasizing History, Number Theory, and Discrete Mathematics
The purposes of this scholarship are to provide financial support for (1) completing credited course work or designing and implementing a personal study plan in one of the following areas: some aspect of the history of mathematics, number theory, or discrete mathematics (2) creating and fieldtesting appropriate classroom activities incorporating the history of mathematics, number theory, or discrete mathematics into the curriculum and (3) preparing and delivering a professional development presentation to colleagues. The scholarship is for a maximum of $3,000 and will be awarded to an individual currently teaching mathematics at the grades 6-12 level. Proposals must address the following: identification of the credited agency offering the course(s) with a complete description of the course(s) or the outline of a personal study plan including resources to be used. A description of how the created activities will be field-tested should also be submitted.
The applicant must be a current Essential or Premium member of NCTM.