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Shell Science Lab Challenge
The annual Shell Science Lab Challenge Competition recognizes exceptional and innovative science educators for their exemplary approaches to science lab instruction utilizing limited school and laboratory resources, and raise awareness and exposure of the outstanding work being done in the science education field. Application deadline: December 15, 2017.

Ernest and Sarah Butler Awards for Excellence in Science Teaching in Texas
TMA is accepting nominations for the 2018 Ernest and Sarah Butler Awards for Excellence in Science Teaching. Texas full-time public and private school science teachers with a minimum or two years' completed classroom experience, who will be teaching in 2018-2019 are eligible. $60,500 will be awarded to outstanding Texas science teachers. Nomination deadline: Nov. 17, 2017

Texas Environmental Excellence Awards
The Texas Environmental Excellence Awards honor environmental projects that exemplify that timeless Texas spirit. Application deadline is September 29, 2017.

Toshiba Grants for Grades K-5
K-5 grade teachers are invited to apply on-line for a $1,000 Toshiba America Foundation grant to help bring an innovative hands-on project into their own classroom. Applications are due Oct. 1 each year.

Toshiba Grants for Grades 6-12
Toshiba America Foundation accepts applications from teachers who are passionate about making science and mathematics more engaging for their students. Grant requests for less than $5,000 are accepted throughout the calendar year; grant requests for more than $5000 are accepted June 1 and Nov. 1.