Many grant opportunities are offered to educators, students and schools to enhance STEM education. Grants are offered on national, regional and state levels, and here are three for this week …
Enhancing Student Mathematics Learning through the Use of Tools and Technology
The Enhancing Student Mathematics Learning through the Use of Tools and Technology Grants (Pre-K-12) is offered through the National Council of Teachers Mathematics (NCTM), and is created to provide teachers to with a way use technology to visualize math concepts to students. The winners of the 2016-2017 grants will be awarded up to $3,000 for teaching materials and/or professional development. The grant is offered to NCTM teachers of Full Individual or E-member status and teachers at schools with NCTM Pre-K-8 membership. Applicants must teach math a majority of the school day.
Proposals are due May 6, 2016. For more information, check out the NCTM website.
NSF Scholarship in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics Program (STEM)
Another grant is the National Science Foundation (NSF) Scholarship in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics Program (STEM). This grant is designed for low-income students who demonstrate financial need. The purpose of the grant is to increase the number of workers in STEM programs and to equip those STEM workers with a quality education. Applicants for this grant must be pursuing an associate, baccalaureate or graduate degrees in science, technology, engineering, or mathematics fields and be from a low-income household.
Deadlines are continuous. Information can be procured at the intuition’s Financial Aid Office.
The American Honda Foundation
AHF offers a grant that was created to commemorate Honda’s 25th anniversary and thank Americans for their loyalty. American Honda Foundation seeks to inspire young minds by awarding this grant to national non-profit organizations that help students from families in need. Charities, public and private schools and public school districts are eligible to apply for this grant. The grant’s focus is on aiding STEM education and professional development.
One proposal is accepted per 12 months, and proposals are accepted all year. Go to the American Honda Foundation webpage for more information on this grant.