Grants and Contests(11)

Students in grades 5-12 can apply for The Prudential Spirit of Community Award (www.prudential.com/community/spirit). This program recognizes successful student-initiated community service activities and includes cash prizes.
Deadline: Oct. 31, 2006

The National Science Foundation (www.nsf.gov/funding/pgm_summ.jsp?pims_id=500047) will award about $342 million to projects that focus on research, development, and evaluation activities designed to strengthen K-12 instruction in science, technology, engineering, and math education.
Deadline: Nov. 1, 2006

Do Something BRICK Awards (www.dosomething.org) recognize young people who have identified a problem in their community and then done something about it. Winners 18 and younger in age receive a $5,000 scholarship and a $5,000 community grant for the nonprofit agency of their choice.
Deadline: Nov. 1, 2006

Grade 6-8 mathematics teachers can apply for a Narrowing the Achievement Gap in Mathematics Grant (www.nctm.org/about/met/carl.htm), sponsored by the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics and the Iris Carl Fund. These grants fund projects aimed at narrowing a documented local mathematics performance gap between groups of students.
Deadline: Nov. 3, 2006

Visit www.techlearning.com/resources/grants.jhtml to search the extensive database of grants and contests.

Tags