The NSTA New Science Teacher Academy Foundation is a professional development initiative created to promote quality science teaching, enhance teacher confidence and classroom excellence, and improve teacher content knowledge. Maximum award: program expenses. Eligibility: middle or high school science teachers entering their second or third year of teaching, working a schedule with 51 percent of their classes
Forecasting funds! The National Weather Association provides grants to improve K-12 programs in meteorology and related sciences.
Grant range: $750.
Deadline: June 1, 2013.
Amway's Who Cares Challenge: Youth Leadership Contest
Deadline: June 5Amway will honor 10 youth changemakers in the United States and Canada. The contest is open to youth ages 13 - 22. Applicants will be narrowed down through public voting to a group of 100 entries. Charity partner Free The Children will then select 10 winners to receive $10,000 each to give to the nonprofit organization of their choice. Five grand prize winners from among those 10 will also receive a trip for themselves and a companion to Free The Children's next We Day youth empowerment event in Minnesota on October 8, 2013. http://bit.ly/14zbzSX
State Farm Youth Advisory Board Service-Learning Grants
Deadline: May 3If you are involved with an organization or school and have a great idea for a service-learning project to impact student achievement in YOUR community, apply for a State Farm Youth Advisory Board Service-Learning Grant. The grants range in size from $25,000-$100,000, and must address the root cause of one of the following issue areas: access to higher education / closing the achievement gap, financial literacy (and economic inclusion), community safety and natural disaster preparedness, social health & wellness issues, and environmental responsibility. http://bit.ly/XWGHX3
State Farm Good Neighbor Student Achievement Grants
Deadline: June 14Are you looking for different ways to increase student engagement and motivation in your classroom? Increase academic achievement, workplace readiness, and stronger communities during the 2013-2014 school year with a $1,500 State Farm Good Neighbor Student Achievement Grant. The grant requires a 14+ week Semester of Service™ starting in Fall 2013. Educators from all fifty US states and D.C., and the Canadian provinces of Ontario, New Brunswick, and Alberta are invited to apply. Each teacher awarded a grant will also receive a one-day professional development training in one of five cities around the country. Learn more at www.YSA.org/goodneighbor
This page will feature statewide and national grant opporitunites for your school corporation and/or classroom.
The NSTA New Science Teacher Academy Foundation is a professional development initiative created to promote quality science teaching, enhance teacher confidence and classroom excellence, and improve teacher content knowledge. Maximum award: program expenses. Eligibility: middle or high school science teachers entering their second or third year of teaching, working a schedule with 51 percent of their classes in science. Deadline: July 1, 2013.