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Awards to Arizona PreK-12 Public Schools and Public Charter Schools for Educational Excellence

Deadline 01/11/19

Awards of $500 to Arizona PreK-12 district and charter public schools that demonstrate educational excellence. Winning schools will demonstrate sustained high achievement or significant improvement, as well as an exceptional ability to meet students' academic and non-academic needs. The A+ School of Excellence™ Progr...

GrantWatch ID#: 175507

Prizes to USA, Canada, and International Students and Professionals for Designing an Energy ...

Deadline 01/28/19

Prizes of up to $25,000 to USA, Canada, and International architects, urban planners, engineers, landscape architects, designers, and students for designing an energy efficient recreation center on a California university campus. All applicants must first register before the final deadline. The purpose of this competition ...

GrantWatch ID#: 173777

Award to a USA or Canada K-12 Teacher for Outstanding Science Instruction

Deadline 12/17/18

Award of $10,000 to a USA, territories, or Canada K-12 science teacher for positively impacting his or her school, community, and students through outstanding classroom education. Special projects may be referred to in the nomination or application, but should not be the primary focus. The recipient and the two finalis...

GrantWatch ID#: 172654

Awards to USA and Canada Middle and High Schools for Outstanding Science Lab Instruction

Deadline 02/04/19

Awards to USA and Canada middle and high schools to recognize innovative science education programs for students in grades 6-12. The purpose of this program is to support outstanding approaches in science lab instruction that utilize limited laboratory and school resources. This program also seeks to raise awareness and ex...

GrantWatch ID#: 156676

Award to a Canada First Nation, Inuit, or Metis Woman for Outstanding Community Leadership

Deadline 12/13/18

Award to a Canada First Nation, Inuit, or Metis woman to recognize outstanding leadership through political, business, and community engagement. This award recognizes a women whose work has positively impacted the lives of people, both in their community and on a national scale. The role of Indigenous women in traditio...

GrantWatch ID#: 182259

Award to a New Hampshire Early-Career Teacher for Achievements in Mathematics Education

Deadline 12/14/18

Award including a cash prize of $250 to a New Hampshire early-career teacher to recognize outstanding contributions to mathematics education. Nominations are invited on behalf of teachers within the first five years of their career who exemplify the following criteria: -Commitment to good mathematics -Confidence that ...

GrantWatch ID#: 175513

Awards to USA, Canada, and International Individuals to Develop Innovative Epilepsy Therapie...

Deadline 12/14/18

Awards to USA, Canada, and International individuals for the development of innovative technologies, therapies, or products to treat people with epilepsy. The award will support the development and commercialization of the winner’s product. Examples of concepts eligible for awards include: -Drug or device treatment t...

GrantWatch ID#: 177383

Awards to USA Undergraduate Juniors and Seniors for Excellence in Essay Writing on the Theme...

Deadline 12/14/18

Awards ranging from $500 to $5,000 to USA undergraduate juniors and seniors at accredited four-year colleges and universities for excellence in essay writing on the theme of ethics. Essay topics may be about anything that explores an ethical problem, question, issue, or concern. Suggested Essay Topics: Articulate wi...

GrantWatch ID#: 177575

Awards to New Hampshire Women for Outstanding Achievements in Business as Role Models and Le...

Deadline 12/14/18

Awards to New Hampshire women to recognize their success and achievements in their profession, either in the business or nonprofit sector. Award recipients will have excelled as role models and leaders, and will demonstrate a strong sense of self and a success-driven work ethic, as well as extraordinary accomplishments. ...

GrantWatch ID#: 182605

Awards to Recognize Nevada Individuals, Organizations, and Businesses for Immunization Aware...

Deadline 12/14/18

Awards to recognize Nevada individuals, organizations, and businesses that have worked to increase immunization awareness, improve immunization rates, provide in-kind services and other activities to help promote immunizations across Nevada. Please review the submission categories listed below before submitting your nomina...

GrantWatch ID#: 182724

Awards to Illinois Teachers and School Leaders for Outstanding Teaching and Leadership

Deadline 12/15/18

Awards of $5,000 and $10,000 to Illinois full-time public or non-public school teachers and leaders. Awards are intended to acknowledge outstanding teachers, heads of schools, and principals who have exhibited exemplary performance and who have contributed to building a stronger, better-educated society. Two awards are...

GrantWatch ID#: 140338

Awards to Pennsylvania PreK-12 Teachers for Outstanding Contributions to Public Education

Deadline 12/15/18

Award to a Pennsylvania PreK-12 teacher to recognize outstanding contributions to the quality of public education. Nominations are invited on behalf of exceptional teachers who inspire students to learn, play an active role in their community and school, and have the admiration and respect of students, colleagues, and pare...

GrantWatch ID#: 144240

Award to a USA, Canada, or International Individual for Significant Contributions to the Fie...

Deadline 12/15/18

Award to a USA, Canada, or International individual to recognize significant contributions to the field of neuroscience. Nominators must be individuals associated with universities, hospitals, medicals schools, or research institutes, and have a background in neuroscience. The recipient of the Scolnick Prize will present a...

GrantWatch ID#: 175244

Award to a New Hampshire Teacher to Honor Excellence in Mathematics Education

Deadline 12/15/18

Award of $500 and additional benefits to a New Hampshire teacher to recognize outstanding mathematics education at any grade level. The purpose of this award is to highlight innovation and creativity in teaching math disciplines to all students. The recipient will: - Be enthusiastic, knowledgeable, and passionate as a...

GrantWatch ID#: 176141

Grants and Awards to USA Authors, Translators, Agents, and Publishers for Translation of Fre...

Deadline 12/15/18

Grants and awards to USA publishers, translators, authors, and literary agents for the translation and subsequent publication of French literary works for English-speaking audiences. Funding will be awarded for both fiction and nonfiction works, as well as for poetry, digital books, and comic books. The Book Department...

GrantWatch ID#: 179274

Award to an Alaska Artist to Recognize Artistic Accomplishments and Contributions

Deadline 12/15/18

Award of $40,000 to an Alaska artist in recognition of his or her artistic accomplishments and creative contributions to the state of Alaska. Artists may work in any artistic discipline. This award will also recognize and acknowledge the artist’s potential for subsequent creative work. Mature, established artists are ...

GrantWatch ID#: 182522

Awards to USA Muslim-American Young Adults to Recognize Outstanding Artistic Expression in O...

Deadline 12/15/18

Awards of $250 and $100 to USA Muslim young adults, ages 18-29, to recognize artistic achievements that reflect on Muslim identity and diversity. The award is intended to change perceptions and build awareness of Muslim societies through direct experiences with artists and their work. This competition provides opportun...

GrantWatch ID#: 182671

Award to a USA Active Police Officer to Recognize Advocacy Efforts for the Safety of Police C...

Deadline 12/15/18

Award of $2,500 to a USA active police officer working to promote community kinship and police canine safety awareness in their local neighborhoods. Nominees should work to positively change the lives of canines in the community, promote nonviolent resolutions to community animal complaints, and work to reunite lost dogs. ...

GrantWatch ID#: 184171

Award to a USA, Canada, or International Individual to Recognize Leadership in Promoting Muse...

Deadline 12/16/18

Award to a USA, Canada, or International individual for exceptional leadership in promoting the capacity and educational responsibility of museums. Eligible applicants may be curators, museum directors, exhibit designers, researchers, school administrators, government officials, foundation staff, corporations, or training ...

GrantWatch ID#: 161380

Award to a USA or Canada K-12 Teacher to Recognize Outstanding and Innovative Agricultural S...

Deadline 12/17/18

Award valued at up to $3,500 to USA, territories, or Canada K-12 teacher to recognize excellence and innovation in the field of agricultural science education. Applicants must have incorporated innovative agricultural science activities into their existing science curriculum. The awardee will receive a $2,500 grant for...

GrantWatch ID#: 156680

Award and In-Kind Support to a USA High School Teacher for Contributions to Biotechnology Ed...

Deadline 12/17/18

Award valued at up to $3,500 to a USA high school teacher to acknowledge his or her outstanding contributions to making biotechnology education accessible in a classroom setting. The award consists a $2,500 certificate for Bio-Rad products and up to $1,000 in expenses to attend the NSTA National Conference on Science Educa...

GrantWatch ID#: 156683

Awards to USA K-12 Educators in Multiple States for Contributions to Science Education

Deadline 12/17/18

Awards valued at $2,000 to USA K-12 educators in eligible states and territories to recognize outstanding innovation in science education. This award recognizes exemplary teachers who demonstrate a passion for education and their continued professional development. This award also honors Robert Yager's effort to make high-...

GrantWatch ID#: 156686

Awards to USA and Canada Schools, Teachers, Students, Companies and Community Leaders for En...

Deadline 12/17/18

Awards of $10,000 to USA, territories, and Canada schools, teachers, students, youth groups, companies, and community leaders for exceptional work in preserving the environment. Nominees should be working at a fundamental, grassroots level. Applicants should demonstrate that they have worked to make a difference in protect...

GrantWatch ID#: 171376

Award to a USA Nonprofit or Agency for Outstanding Disaster Preparedness Efforts

Deadline 12/17/18

Award to a USA nonprofit organization or government agency to recognize outstanding efforts in promoting resilient communities. The purpose of this award is to promote awareness of disaster preparedness and to encourage discussions on strengthening community response and recovery actions following major disasters and event...

GrantWatch ID#: 177151

Award to a USA or Canada K-12 Public School Teacher to Honor Excellence in Engineering Educa...

Deadline 12/17/18

Award totaling $10,000 to a USA, territories, or Canada K-12 public school teacher of science or technology to recognize outstanding engineering-related classroom instruction. The award was designed to demonstrate the importance of teaching students the skills used by engineers in the field, as well as having high-quality ...

GrantWatch ID#: 182391

Awards to USA and Canada K-12 Minority Urban Science Teachers for Professional Development O...

Deadline 12/17/18

Awards of $1,800 to USA and territories, and Canada K-12 minority science educators in urban areas to participate in a professional development learning opportunity. Funding is intended to increase the talent pool for diverse science teachers in order to be more prepared for future workforce challenges. This award prov...

GrantWatch ID#: 182392

Award to a USA or Canada Female Student in Grades 5-8 to Honor Exceptional Involvement in Sc...

Deadline 12/17/18

Award of $1,000 to a USA and territories or Canada female student in grades 5 through 8 for outstanding involvement in STEM. A strong passion for science is the main criteria for selection of the recipient. Additional criteria for judging include: evidence that the student’s interest in STEM has impacted others, evidence...

GrantWatch ID#: 184710

Awards to USA Jewish Youth for Outstanding Leadership in Volunteer Service

Deadline 12/18/18

Awards of $36,000 to USA Jewish teenagers for outstanding leadership in community service. Awards will recognize teens who have demonstrated initiative in the creation of new projects or the expansion of existing projects that embody the concept of tikkun olam (repairing the world). The Diller Family Foundation knows th...

GrantWatch ID#: 177330
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Award to a USA, Canada, or International Individual for Promoting Community through the Buil...

Deadline 12/20/18

Award to a USA, Canada, or International individual who has made significant contributions to community development through architecture and design of the built environment. Nominations will also be considered for a team of individuals for a single body of work. Nominees may include, but are not limited to, public official...

GrantWatch ID#: 177781

Awards to Delaware County, Pennsylvania Educators for Outstanding Work in Education

Deadline 12/21/18

Awards to Delaware County, Pennsylvania educators to recognize outstanding contributions to the quality of education. Award recipients will receive $1,000 for their school, a commemorative plaque, as well as $500 towards classroom expenses. Eligible nominees may be classroom teachers, librarians, therapists, and specialist...

GrantWatch ID#: 177100

Awards to Utah K-12 Educators who Demonstrate Outstanding Dedication to Students in the Gran...

Deadline 12/21/18

Awards of $1,000 to Utah K-12 educators in the Granite School District to recognize dedication to their students and their academic achievement. The purpose of this award is to honor educators who ensure their students are prepared for 21st-century challenges. Strong candidates have a track record of improving student achi...

GrantWatch ID#: 177634
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Award to a USA, Canada, or International Training Program or Sport Psychologist for Importan...

Deadline 12/31/18

Award to a USA, Canada, or International training program or sport psychologist for consistent and meaningful contributions to training and education in the field of excercise and sport psychology. This award may also be used to acknowledge a singular contribution to the field. The Awards Committee will consider a wide...

GrantWatch ID#: 159523
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Awards to USA Individuals to Recognize Emerging Talent in Writing and Illustrating Children'...

Deadline 12/31/18

Awards with an honorarium of $3,000 to a USA author and an illustrator to encourage and recognize emerging talent in the creation of children’s books. Nominations are invited on behalf of outstanding new illustrators and writers whose books portray the universal qualities of childhood, a strong and supportive family, and...

GrantWatch ID#: 163058
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Awards to USA Teachers and Professors for Notable Contributions to the Lives of Students

Deadline 12/31/18

Awards of $10,000 to USA teachers and professors who have made a significant positive impact on the lives of their students. Nominations are invited from the general public on behalf of K-12 teachers and college professors who have inspired them and helped them grow to become who they are today. About the Award: T...

GrantWatch ID#: 177611
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Award to an Oklahoma PreK-12 Teacher for Promoting Agricultural Literacy in the Classroom

Deadline 12/31/18

Award valued at $2,000 to an Oklahoma PreK-12 teacher to recognize the outstanding integration of agricultural concepts into the classroom setting. The purpose of this award is to promote the development of agricultural literacy and direct statewide attention to the critical role of teaching. The purpose of Ag in the C...

GrantWatch ID#: 177962

Grants and Awards to Pennsylvania and West Virginia K-12 Schools and School Nurses for Health...

Deadline 12/31/18

Grants and awards to Pennsylvania and West Virginia K-12 schools and school nurses for health-related projects, resources, or professional development. Please note that schools and nurses from Chester, Bucks, Delaware, Philadelphia, and Montgomery counties are ineligible. Prospective applicants may apply for a grant or...

GrantWatch ID#: 179540

Grants to USA Nonprofits that Use Pickup Trucks to Better Their Community

Deadline 12/31/18

Grants of $2,000 to USA nonprofit organizations that use and rely on pickup trucks to assist with their operations and better their community. Eligible applicants are volunteers and employees for charities that use Chevrolet Silverados, Ford F-150s, Dodge Rams, or GMC Sierras. The person who nominates the selected charity...

GrantWatch ID#: 182915

Award to a New Mexico Science Educator of Grades 6-12 to Recognize Excellence in Teaching Ab...

Deadline 12/31/18

Award to a New Mexico grade 6-12 science teacher to recognize inspiring and effective teaching on the topic of plants, native plants, and plant science. The award should be used to further the effectiveness of teaching about plants. The award recipient will also receive a book about native New Mexico plants and a related c...

GrantWatch ID#: 184503
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Grants and Fellowships to USA, Canada, and International Individuals for Summer Training and...

Deadline 12/31/18

Grants and Fellowships to USA, Canada, and International individuals for summer training, enrichment programs, and research related to STEM topics. Funding is intended to further the educational development and pursuits of the recipients, and to discover talented new STEM scholars across the globe. Examples of approved...

GrantWatch ID#: 184705
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Awards to New Hampshire Elementary, Middle, and High Schools for Exemplary Practices in Educa...

Deadline 01/04/19

Awards of $2,000 to New Hampshire public elementary, K-8, middle, and high schools to honor exemplary practices and excellence. Before applying, applicants must submit a very brief "Intent to Apply" form. The winning school at each level will receive, in addition to the cash award, state-wide recognition, a school banner, ...

GrantWatch ID#: 157611
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Award to a USA Teacher from a Northeastern State for Outstanding Language Teaching

Deadline 01/04/19

Award to a USA foreign language teacher from a Northeastern state to recognize outstanding achievements in the profession. The purpose of the award program is to promote the language teaching profession and to raise awareness of the importance of language learning among the media, policymakers, and the general public. ...

GrantWatch ID#: 170941
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Awards to Maryland PreK-5 Teachers in Montgomery County for Dedication to Excellence in Educ...

Deadline 01/04/19

Awards of $2,500 to recognize Maryland PreK-5 teachers in Montgomery County who have demonstrated a sincere dedication to the teaching profession. Nominees must share their enthusiasm for learning with students, encourage them to set high goals, and foster relationships with colleagues, parents, and community members. In a...

GrantWatch ID#: 178623

Awards to Alaska Educators and Paraeducators for Promoting Inclusion and Supporting Students...

Deadline 01/04/19

Award to an Alaska educator or team of educators to recognize outstanding efforts in promoting inclusive education for children with disabilities. An additional award will be given to a paraeducator to acknowledge exemplary classroom support for students receiving special education services. The Governor’s Council on ...

GrantWatch ID#: 182565
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Award to a USA, Canada, or International Young Professional for Leadership in Jewish Philant...

Deadline 01/08/19

Award of $5,000 to a USA, Canada, or International young professional to recognize outstanding leadership in Jewish philanthropy. Nominations are invited on behalf of foundation professionals ages 40 and under. The cash award may be used for professional development or charitable contributions. The award was created an...

GrantWatch ID#: 178631
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Awards to Minnesota Individual Artists in Eligible Counties to Recognize Outstanding Artistic...

Deadline 01/31/19 Conference Date: 01/08/19

Awards of $3,500 to Minnesota individual artists in eligible counties to recognize outstanding work. Funding is intended to support outstanding artists in Benton, Sherburne, Stearns, and Wright Counties engaging in a range of art mediums and disciplines, such as painting, photography, sculpture, playwriting, dance, and mus...

GrantWatch ID#: 182999
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Awards to USA Businesses and Individuals to Recognize Achievements in Operating or Supportin...

Deadline 01/09/19

Awards to USA and territories small businesses, entrepreneurs, community members, firms, and contractors to recognize outstanding achievements in operating or supporting small businesses. The purpose of this program is to recognize the role small businesses play in driving innovations, creating 21st-century jobs, and incre...

GrantWatch ID#: 178025

Awards to Tampa Bay, Florida Individuals to Honor Outstanding Volunteer Work and Commitment t...

Deadline 01/11/19

Grants of $50,000 to honor Greater Tampa Bay area, Florida individuals in recognition of extraordinary contributions to the community, a commitment to giving back, and a history of volunteerism. Grant awards will be donated to benefit a local nonprofit charity of the recipient's choosing. Eligible nominees must live in one...

GrantWatch ID#: 161425

Awards to North Dakota Organizations, Individuals, Schools, and For-Profits to Honor Contrib...

Deadline 01/11/19

Awards to North Dakota individuals, teachers, schools, organizations, and private businesses to recognize outstanding dedication to the arts. Nominations are encouraged for those who have expanded arts opportunities to new audiences in the state, provided quality arts experiences, promoted appreciation for local cultural h...

GrantWatch ID#: 177683

Awards to Mississippi K-12 Teachers and Administrators for Contributions to Public Education

Deadline 01/11/19

Awards to Mississippi K-12 classroom teachers and administrators to recognize outstanding contributions to public education. Districts are invited to nominate one teacher and one administrator for the state title. Consideration will be given to teachers that inspire students, are active in the community, and possess leader...

GrantWatch ID#: 179095
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Scholarships to Tampa Bay Area, Florida Young Adults and Teens Who Are Making a Positive Imp...

Deadline 01/11/19

Scholarships of up to $25,000 to Tampa Bay, Florida teens and young adults between the ages of 13 to 25 to acknowledge young leaders who are implementing an initiative or idea that will benefit the greater community. An additional $25,000 or more will be granted to a local, community-based nonprofit organization recommende...

GrantWatch ID#: 184230