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Award to a USA, Canada, or International K-12 Science Teacher to Honor Outstanding and Innovative Agricultural Science Teaching

Corteva Agriscience Excellence in Agricultural Science Education Award

GrantWatch ID# 156680
Agency: Foundation

Funding Source
National Science Teaching Association (NSTA) and Corteva
Array ( [0] => American Samoa (USA); [1] => Guam (USA); [2] => Puerto Rico (USA); [3] => Virgin Islands (USA); [4] => Northern Mariana Islands (USA); )

Geographic Focus
USA Territories: American Samoa (USA);   Guam (USA);   Puerto Rico (USA);   Virgin Islands (USA);   Northern Mariana Islands (USA);
USA Compact Free Associations:The Federated States of Micronesia (USA)   Marshall Islands (USA)   Republic of Palau (USA)
Canada:Alberta;   British Columbia;   Manitoba;   New Brunswick;   Newfoundland and Labrador;   Northwest Territories;   Nova Scotia;   Nunavut;   Ontario;   Prince Edward Island;   Quebec;   Saskatchewan;   Yukon;
International, Israel and Canada.

Important Dates
Deadline: 12/21/22

Grant Description
Award valued at $3,500 to a USA, Canada, or International K-12 science teacher to honor outstanding and innovative agricultural science teaching. Applicants must demonstrate that innovative hands-on activities in the field of agricultural science have been incorporated into the existing science curriculum.

A partnership with Corteva and the National Science Teaching Association, this award recognizes excellence and  innovation in the field of agricultural science education. 

The demonstrated incorporation of hands-on agricultural science activities into the classroom, which include:

  •  Effective planning skills which includes goals and objectives
  •  Demonstrated impact and engagement of students
  •  Opportunities for students to attain science standards
  •  Description of how the award would be used to further their agricultural science program 


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

Additional Criteria for Eligibility
This award is open to any K-12 science teacher who incorporates innovative agricultural science activities into their existing science curriculum.

Pre-Application Information
Completed applications must be received by December 21, 2022.

Number of Grants
One award will be awarded annually.

Estimated Size of Grant
The total awards package includes a $2500 cash award, $1000 towards travel expenses to attend the NSTA national conference on science education, registration for the National conference, one year paid NSTA membership, mentoring with a Corteva Pioneer scientist, classroom resources from Corteva, and access to a Corteva Pioneer product plant or research facility.

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