Foothill Prip Memorial Scholarship - Merit
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. The recipient of this award will be selected by the full time physics faculty.
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 3.50 or higher.
3. Applicant must have successfully completed at least two Physics 4 series classes or have successfully completed one Physics 4 series class and be enrolled in your second Physics 4 series class at Foothill.
1. In your “My Story” essay describe your future plans for education and career aspirations.