Classroom Grant

Sylvia Shugrue Award for Elementary School Teachers

Win $1,500 in cash and prizes

Available Funds/Award: Award includes $1,000 cash and $500 towards NSTA National Convention.

Opens: Aug. 28, 2013

Proposals Due: Nov. 30, 2013

Final Applications Due: Nov. 30, 2013

Recurring? Annually

Granting Organization: NSTA

Description: The NSTA “This award honors one elementary school teacher who has established (or is establishing) an interdisciplinary, inquiry-based lesson plan. The lesson plan will fully reference sources of information and any relevant National Science Education Standards and benchmarks found in the Atlas of Science Literacy.”

Requirements: Fill out an application with a narrative explaining the nominee's achievements in science teaching.

Eligibility: Full-time K-6 educators with at least five years of experience

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