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Shell Urban Science Educators Development Award

Awards to USA K-12 Minority Urban Science Teachers
for Professional Development Opportunities

Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

Funding Source:

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National Science Teachers Association (NSTA)

Deadline Date:

12/10/20

Description:

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Awards of $1,800 to USA and Territories K-12 minority science educators in urban areas to participate in a professional development learning opportunity. The purpose of the program is to expand the talent pool for science teachers in order to prepare for future workforce challenges within the field.

This award provides support to outstanding diverse educators in pursuit of professional development, active participation at the NSTA National Conference on Science Education and committees that transition into leadership roles, and serves to increase the science educator talent pool of minority educators. 

Recipients will be invited to attend a variety of workshops and presentations that are of particular interest to urban teachers at the annual National Conference.  Attend the Shell Awards reception, Recognition at the Teachers Awards Gala, Attend the AMSE Alice J. Moses Breakfast, Participate in the Multicultural Share-a-thon, Participate in the AMSE Town Hall Meeting, participate in the NSTA Learning Center throughout the year. 

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 182392

Estimated Total Program Funding:

$12,600

Number of Grants:

Seven awards will be given annually.

Estimated Size of Grant:

The award consists of $1,800 to be used to attend the annual NSTA National Conference on Science Education.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

The applicant must be a K-12 science teacher in an urban setting.

Classroom science teachers at the elementary, middle or high school level who are part of underrepresented ethnic groups are eligible. Qualifying underrepresented ethnic groups are: African Americans, Hispanic Americans, Native Americans/Alaska Natives who maintain tribal affiliation or community attachment, Hawaiian Natives and natives of the U.S. Pacific Islands.

Pre-Application Information:

Completed applications must be received by December 10, 2020. Use the on-line submission form

The recipients of the Award will be honored during the Awards Banquet at the NSTA Conference.

Contact Information:

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

To nominate online: https://app.reviewr.com/s1/site//ShellAwards_Nominations

To apply online: https://app.reviewr.com/s1/site//ShellAwards2020

Send your original application and supporting materials to awards@nsta.org.

For questions, please contact the above email address.

Michelle Butler
NSTA Awards and Recognition Program
703.312.9254

NSTA
1840 Wilson Blvd.
Arlington VA 22201

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Geographic Focus:

USA: Alabama;   Alaska;   Arizona;   Arkansas;   California;   Colorado;   Connecticut;   Delaware;   Florida;   Georgia;   Hawaii;   Idaho;   Illinois;   Indiana;   Iowa;   Kansas;   Kentucky;   Louisiana;   Maine;   Maryland;   Massachusetts;   Michigan;   Minnesota;   Mississippi;   Missouri;   Montana;   Nebraska;   Nevada;   New Hampshire;   New Jersey;   New Mexico;   New York City;   New York;   North Carolina;   North Dakota;   Ohio;   Oklahoma;   Oregon;   Pennsylvania;   Rhode Island;   South Carolina;   South Dakota;   Tennessee;   Texas;   Utah;   Vermont;   Virginia;   Washington, DC;   Washington;   West Virginia;   Wisconsin;   Wyoming

USA Territories: American Samoa (USA)   Guam (USA)   Northern Mariana Islands (USA)

USA Compact Free Associations: The Federated States of Micronesia (USA)   Marshall Islands (USA)   Republic of Palau (USA)

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