School/Classroom Grant

Christopher Columbus Awards

Awards a $25,000 community grant, a $200 development grant, and a trip to Disneyland

Available Funds/Award: $25,200 + Disneyland tickets

Opens: 8/13/2013

Proposals Due: Feb, 2014

Final Applications Due: Feb, 2014

Recurring? Annually

Granting Organization: Christopher Columbus Awards

Long Description: The Christopher Columbus Awards is a competition where teams of middle school students identify a community related problem and find a solution using scientific method. Eight teams are awarded a trip to Disneyland and the chance to compete for $25,200 in community and developmental grants.

Requirements: Identify and solve a community problem using scientific method and submit an entry form.

Eligibility: Teams of middle school students

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