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Awards to USA K-12 Science Teachers for Conference Attendance and Mentorship

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Maitland P. Simmons Memorial Award for New Teachers

National Science Teaching Association


Agency: Foundation

GrantWatch ID #146136

Grant Description

Awards of up to $1,000 to USA K-12 teachers in their first five years of teaching with funds to attend a science education conference. Awardees will also receive mentorship and opportunities for involvement within the science education community. Priority will be given to applications from NSTA Student Chapters that have been in existence and active for at least two years.

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Eligibility:

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

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

To be eligible, a teacher must have taught less than five years full‐time at the time of application and be an NSTA member in good standing. To the extent possible, recipients must have been a student member of NSTA as a preservice teacher.

Pre-Application Information:

Completed applications must be received by December 21, 2022.

Additional Funding Information:

Number of Grants:

Up to 25

Estimated Size of Grant:

The award consists of up to $1,000 to be used to attend the annual National Conference. Recipients will be invited to attend a variety of workshops and presentations that are of particular interest to new teachers at the annual National Conference.

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