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Awards to USA Science Teachers to Recognize Outstanding Contributions to Science Education

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Distinguished Service to Science Education Awards

National Science Teaching Association


Agency: Foundation

GrantWatch ID #144370

Grant Description

Awards to USA science teachers to recognize outstanding contributions to science education. Successful awardees will receive a stipend and travel accommodations to attend a national science education conference. The main criterion for award recipients is excellence of contribution.

This award honors NSTA members who, through active leadership and scholarly endeavor over a significant period of  time, have made extraordinary contributions to the advancement of education in the sciences and science teaching.

Among the types of outstanding service  that are considered by the committee are: 

  • Unique or extraordinary accomplishments in science teaching; 
  • Active leadership in science or science education at the local, state, and national level; 
  • Noteworthy scholarly contributions to science education at any level; 
  • Focus of public attention on the need for improvement and better support of science education; 
  • Direct and substantial contributions to the improvement of science education at any level; 
  • Contributions over a significant period of time; and 
  • Overall excellence of contributions.

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Eligibility:

  • Others (see text field entitled "Additional Eligibility Criteria" for clarification)

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

This award is open to current NSTA members only.

Pre-Application Information:

Completed applications must be received by December 21, 2022.

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Estimated Size of Grant:

The award consists of two nights’ hotel accommodation and $500 toward expenses to attend the NSTA National Conference on Science Education.

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