Shell Science Awards Open for Teachers

Private Funders: Nat’l Science Teachers Assn. and Shell Oil Company; Opportunity: Shell Science Teaching Award; Funding Focus: Education, science, technology, engineering and mathematics; Geographic Focus: National; Eligibility: Science teachers; Funding: $10,000 for one award; Deadline: Jan. 6.

Summary: This award recognizes one outstanding classroom teacher (grades K-12) who has had a positive impact on his or her students, school and the community through exemplary science teaching. Special projects may be included.

Other Grants

The Shell Science Lab grants competition deadline is Jan. 23.  The grants reward teachers with replicable approaches to science lab instruction that require limited school and laboratory resources. The winners receive a cash grant, NSTA membership and support to attend NSTA conferences on science education. The winning teacher’s school also will receive a lab makeover. That competition can be found here: www.nsta.org/shellsciencelab.

Info: Questions, 703/312-9241; http://tinyurl.com/kf4t97m

About Frank Klimko

Frank Klimko is a nationally known journalist, grants expert and speech writer/speaker. He has years of experience helping nonprofits devise lists of the right funding opportunities and secure funding from these foundations and corporate entities. Clients have focused on an array of areas including child care, homeless, hunger and K-12 education. Additionally, he is a Freedom of Information Act expert, who has helped numerous clients with securing proprietary information from the federal government. Currently, Frank Klimko writes the Children & Youth Funding Report and Private Grants Alert, which are Washington DC-based publications. CYF is a daily publication covering Congress, the Education Dept. and the various federal regulatory agencies. PGA, another daily publication, covers the world of private philanthropy.
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