Educators Eligible for Westinghouse Science Awards

Private Funder: Siemens Westinghouse; Opportunity: 2017 Competition in Math, Science & Technology (STEM); Funding Focus: Science and education; Geographic Focus: National; Eligibility: Students and schools; Funding: Up to $100,000; Deadline: TBA (applications available May 1).

Summary: The competition recognizes individual growth for high school students who are willing to challenge themselves through science research. Funding encourages high school science instruction. Students may submit research reports either individually or in teams of two or three members. The top individual and team winners receive additional scholarships of $100,000. Runners-up receive scholarships ranging from $10,000 to $50,000. Students may enter as individuals or as part of a team. Entries are “blind read” by a panel of judges assembled by The College Board and its partner, the Educational Testing Service.

Info: or call: 877/822-5233.

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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