Foothill Prip Memorial Scholarship - Obstacles
Promoting and Rewarding Innovation in Physics: The David A. Pripstein Memorial Scholarship
David Pripstein (Prip to his family and friends) had a passion for physics and an inquisitive nature. As a teacher, he taught his students to develop an understanding and appreciation of the laws that govern the world while instilling problem solving skills. This scholarship is intended for students with a passion for science and technology, and who never stop asking themselves how or why things are the way they are in the world.
1. Applicant must be enrolled in at least 6 units at Foothill College at the time of the scholarship deadline and disbursement of scholarship funds.
2. Applicant’s cumulative Foothill GPA must be a 2.50 or higher.
3. Applicant must have successfully completed at least two Foothill Physics classes or successfully completed one Foothill Physics class and be currently enrolled in a second Foothill Physics class.
1. In your “My Story” essay describe an obstacle or hardship you have had to overcome, how you overcame that challenge, and your future plans for education and career aspirations.