LPI Earth and Space Science Newsletter
2014 Presidential Awards for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching
The 2013-2014 application period for K-6th grade mathematics and science teachers for the Presidential Awards for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching (PAEMST) program is now open. Educators may still be nominated by themselves or by others until April 1, 2014. The PAEMST awards are the nation's highest honors for teachers of mathematics and science. The application deadline for nominated educators is May 1, 2014.
Houston Museum of Natural Science’s Excellence in Science Awards
The Houston Museum of Natural Science is accepting nominations for the 2014 Student awards for high school juniors, and for the 2014 Educator Awards for one K-5th gradeand one 6-12 grade science or math teacher in Harris County. Nomination deadline is April 25, 2014.
Student Teaching Scholarships
The McCarthey Dressman Education Foundation is accepting applications for Student Teaching scholarships, for student teachers in their final year of teacher education programs at New Mexico State University; the University of California, Santa Cruz; the University of Texas at Austin; and West Virginia University. Application deadline: Apr 15.
Teacher Development Grants
The McCarthey Dressman Education Foundation is accepting applications for Teacher Development grants to provide funding to individuals or small teams of teachers in the formation and implementation of groundbreaking collaborative K-12 classroom instruction. Application deadline: Apr 15.
Toshiba Grants for Grades 6-12
Toshiba America Foundation is currently accepting applications from teachers who are passionate about making science and mathematics more engaging for their students. Grade 6-12 applications for $5,000 or less are accepted on a rolling basis, throughout the calendar year. Grants requests of more than $5,000 are reviewed twice a year. Applications for grants of more than $5,00 are due August 1st and February 1st each year.
ING Unsung Heroes Award Grants
ING Unsung Heroes helps teachers turn great ideas into reality for students. Each year, 100 educators are selected to receive $2,000 to help fund their innovative class projects. Three of those are chosen to receive the top awards of an additional $5,000, $10,000 and $25,000. The application deadline is April 30, 2014.