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Susan Gay Graduate Student Conference Travel Scholarship 

The Susan Gay Graduate Student Conference Travel Scholarship, named after Susan Gay in honor of her extraordinary service to AMTE over many years as Conference Director, President, Secretary, and Board Member-at-Large, was established to provide graduate students financial support to attend the AMTE annual conference. Each year a minimum of four graduate students will receive the award, which will cover the cost of graduate student early registration and an additional $400 to offset the cost of attending the conference. To qualify, one must be a doctoral student making steady progress toward completion of their degree. Applications will be screened initially based on the eligibility of the application and then put into a lottery based on geographic location.

Application Process

Graduate students can fill out an application for the Susan Gay AMTE Conference Scholarships online at the AMTE website at The online applications will be available within a few weeks of the end of the AMTE annual conference. The deadline for completed applications will be posted on the AMTE website and announced via email to all AMTE members.

Approximate Timeline

  • July 1, 2016: Applications due.
  • September 1, 2016: Awardees named and notified.


Applicants must be enrolled in a doctoral program in mathematics education or a related field (e.g., curriculum and instruction).

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2017 Elementary Mathematics Specialist (EMS) Scholarship

The purpose of the Elementary Mathematics Specialist (EMS) Scholarship is to provide the recipient with $1,000 of funding to enhance their mathematics knowledge, teaching, and leadership by enrolling in university coursework or other training to develop the expertise in becoming an elementary mathematics specialist. Elementary mathematics specialists work as teachers, teacher leaders, or coaches and support effective mathematics instruction and student learning at the classroom, school, district, or state levels.

Funds should be used to work towards an elementary mathematics specialist certificate or endorsement recognized by a state or local education authority such as a school district.

Approximate Timeline

  • June 1, 2016:  Applications due.
  • September 1, 2016:  Awardees named and notified.
  • March 1, 2017:  Awardees submit a brief statement regarding their use of the funds, along with receipts and reimbursement form, to the AMTE treasurer.


Candidates must possess a valid credential to teach elementary school and must have 3 years of full-time teaching experience.

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