Bauder Fund Grant

American Association of Physics Teachers

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Grant amount: Up to US $2,500

Next deadline: Jul 1, 2020

Later deadlines: Dec 1, 2020

Applicant type: Faculty Teacher

Funding uses: Education / Outreach

Membership: Applicants must be a member of this organization to apply. Become a member.

Location of project: Anywhere in the world

Location of residency: Anywhere in the world

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About this funder:



The Frederick and Florence Bauder Endowment for the Support of Physics Teaching (Bauder Fund) was established to support special activities in the area of physics teaching.

The Bauder Fund will consider applications that request funds for:

  • Providing grants for the development and distribution of innovative apparatus for physics teaching. 
  • Providing funds to obtain and or build and support traveling exhibits of apparatus.
  • Providing funds for local workshops.
    • Up to $2,500 to fund local workshops for teachers who spread the use of demonstration and laboratory equipment.
  • Providing support for grant projects, provided the Bauder Fund Committee recommends such projects and the AAPT Executive Board approves them.
  • The Bauder fund will support purchase of supplies for workshops, liability insurance for workshops and demonstration programs.
  • The Bauder fund will reimburse approved expenses supported by original receipts and claimed on a report of the activity submitted to the AAPT Programs Department.
  • The Bauder fund is limited to proposals for expenses that will occur after the next national meeting.
  • Dissemination of results of the activity is expected.
    • Suitable methods are talks or posters presented at state or national AAPT meetings, articles written for the AAPT eNNOUNCER, for The Physics Teacher, or the American Journal of Physics.

You can learn more about this opportunity by visiting the funder's website.


  • AAPT sponsors several grant opportunities for educators and a scholarship for an aspiring physics teacher.

You must be a member of this organization to apply for this award - become a member. Only AAPT members may apply.


  • The Bauder fund cannot support indirect or administrative costs, travel, lodging, registration fees, food for presenters or participants, or equipment that would normally be available in a school or department.