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

Deadline 01/12/18

Awards of $500 to an Arizona preK-12 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™ award is a powerful ene...

GrantWatch ID#: 175507

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

Deadline 01/10/18

Prizes to USA, Canada, and International architects, urban planners, engineers, landscape architects, designers, and students for successfully designing an energy efficient educational and visitor center located in Tiburon, California. The purpose of this competition is to demonstrate and promote net-zero energy building p...

GrantWatch ID#: 173777

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

Deadline 12/10/17

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 12/15/17

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

Awards to Bronx, New York Individuals for Excellence in Visual, Media, Literary, and Perform...

Deadline 12/08/17

Awards of $4,000 to Bronx, New York individual artists to recognize outstanding works in the media, visual, literary, and performing arts disciplines. Awards will be issued on the sole basis of artistic excellence. This award provides winning artists with additional visibility and demonstrates to the local community the we...

GrantWatch ID#: 159313

Awards to Texas Teachers for Creative Methods To Develop Student Interest in Science and Medi...

Deadline 12/21/17

Awards to Texas elementary, middle, and high school science teachers in private and public schools for original and inventive methods to inspire student interest in science and medicine. Self-nominate or send your nomination for outstanding science teachers by November 17, 2017. All areas of science are welcome. Three...

GrantWatch ID#: 161722

Awards to USA Educators for Promoting Technology and Computing for Women in High School

Deadline 11/27/17

Awards to USA, Puerto Rico, Guam, and US Virgin Islands teachers and other educators for supporting female high school students’ passion for technology and computing. To qualify for this award, educators must endorse a high school woman by November 13 to be considered for the 2018 NCWIT Award for Aspirations in Computing...

GrantWatch ID#: 162759

Awards to New York City Teachers to Recognize Commitment to Students and School Communities

Deadline 11/27/17

Awards to New York City PreK-12 teachers who enrich their school community, demonstrate excellence in teaching and inspire students. The purpose of this award is to recognize the teachers who go above and beyond to benefit students and families within the city. This program is especially interested in recognizing teach...

GrantWatch ID#: 176947

Awards to Oklahoma Elementary and Secondary School Teachers to Recognize Excellence in Teachi...

Deadline 11/28/17

Awards of $5,000 to recognize outstanding Oklahoma elementary and secondary school teachers. There will be one award presented to an elementary school teacher and one award presented to a secondary school teacher. In addition to the cash award, winners will also receive a glass sculpture designed specifically for this awar...

GrantWatch ID#: 176345

One Award to Recognize an Outstanding Oklahoma Public School Administrator

Deadline 11/28/17

One award of $5,000 to recognize an Oklahoma public school administrator who has demonstrated excellence in education administration. In addition to the cash award, the awardee will receive a glass sculpture designed specifically for this award. The awardee will be recognized at the Academic Awards Banquet taking place on...

GrantWatch ID#: 176346

Award to Recognize an Outstanding Oklahoma Teacher from a Regional Public University or Commu...

Deadline 11/28/17

One award of $5,000 to recognize an outstanding Oklahoma teacher from a public regional university or community college, who has demonstrated excellence in teaching. In addition to the cash award, the awardee will receive a glass sculpture designed specifically for him or her.

GrantWatch ID#: 182280

Award to Recognize an Outstanding Oklahoma Teacher from a Public Research University

Deadline 11/28/17

One award of $5,000 to recognize an outstanding Oklahoma teacher from a public research university, who has demonstrated excellence in teaching. In addition to the cash award, the awardee will receive a glass sculpture designed specifically for him or her. The awardee will be recognized at the Academic Awards Banquet on M...

GrantWatch ID#: 182281

Awards to Illinois Educators to Recognize Significant Impact and Excellence in Environmental...

Deadline 11/30/17

Awards to Illinois educators to honor excellence in teaching environmental education and to recognize outstanding contributions to the field. Nominees may teach any subject at any grade level. These awards are ultimately intended to recognize and encourage excellence in the field of environmental education, and raise stude...

GrantWatch ID#: 157465

Award to Recognize a New Jersey Educator for Excellence in English and Language Arts Education

Deadline 11/30/17

Award to recognize a New Jersey teacher, administrator, or supervisor from any grade level (pre-school through university) for excellence in English and/or Language Arts education. This award is intended to honor a creative, dedicated, dynamic, innovative, educator whose work has significantly and widely impacted New Jerse...

GrantWatch ID#: 157860

Awards to USA Organizations, Groups, and Individuals in Recognition of Outstanding Volunteer...

Deadline 11/30/17

Awards of $10,000 to USA organizations, groups, and individuals in recognition of volunteer projects that addressed needs in their local communities that occurred as part of a nationwide volunteer event on October 28, 2017. Cash awards are intended to help winning groups further their impact in their local community. M...

GrantWatch ID#: 164923

Award to a New Hampshire Individual for Exceptional Dedication to Outdoor Rescue Operations

Deadline 11/30/17

Award to a New Hampshire individual who has given greatly of his/her time and talent to further public safety through search and rescue activity and education. It is expected that such recognition may inspire others to give of themselves. The award may also serve to heighten a focus on outdoor safety, lead to more financia...

GrantWatch ID#: 175157

Awards to Tempe, Arizona Individuals and Organizations for Outstanding Bicycle Advocacy

Deadline 11/30/17

Awards to Tempe, Arizona individuals and organizations for promoting bike-friendly communities. The purpose of this award is to celebrate cycling, increase understanding of cycling as an alternative method of transportation, promote cycling as an environmentally-sound recreational activity, and illustrate the dedication of...

GrantWatch ID#: 175870

Award to a Saskatchewan Youth for Outstanding Leadership in Environmental Conservation

Deadline 11/30/17

Award to a Saskatchewan individual between the ages of 13 and 19 to recognize outstanding environmental leadership. The purpose of this award is to honor the exemplary efforts of youth working to protect the province’s natural resources. Candidates for this award should demonstrate the following characteristics: -Pas...

GrantWatch ID#: 181839

Award to a USA Individual for Outstanding Contributions to Health-Related Philanthropy

Deadline 12/01/17

Award of $5,000 to a USA individual to recognize outstanding contributions within the field of health philanthropy. Nominations are invited on behalf of philanthropic trustees, donors, and staff members who demonstrate innovation, leadership, boldness, creativity, and achievement. First presented by Grantmakers In Heal...

GrantWatch ID#: 145225

Grant to a USA, Canada, or International Librarian or Library Employee to Attend a Professio...

Deadline 12/01/17

Grant of $1,250 to a USA, Canada, or International librarian or library employee to cover expenses related to attending a professional development conference. Eligible applicants are those that are new to the field of archive preservation. Funding is intended to subsidize the costs required to attend the ALA Annual Confer...

GrantWatch ID#: 149313

Award to a New Jersey Teacher for Outstanding Contributions to World Languages Education

Deadline 12/01/17

Award to a New Jersey individual teacher to recognize outstanding contributions to the teaching of foreign languages. Nominations are invited on behalf of outstanding teachers for consideration at the state level. The state winner may go on to compete for the regional Teacher of the Year award. Each year, the Northeast...

GrantWatch ID#: 157614

Award to a USA, Canada, or International Psychologist for Excellence in Teaching Psychology

Deadline 12/01/17

Award of $2,000 to a USA, Canada, or International psychologist to recognize their significant contributions to the field of psychology, while also demonstrating achievement related to the teaching of psychology. Nominees should demonstrate outstanding performance in professional development and classroom teaching. Nomi...

GrantWatch ID#: 159521

Opportunity for USA Student Teams to Participate in an Aerospace Design Competition

Deadline 12/01/17

Prizes to USA student teams that are sponsored by schools, nonprofits, and youth organizations for successfully competing in an aerospace STEM competition. Teams may be comprised of students enrolled in grades 7-12. Competing teams will design innovative rockets to be presented at an aerospace demonstration. The purpos...

GrantWatch ID#: 159787

Award to a USA, Canada, or International Librarian for Extraordinary Achievements in Enhanci...

Deadline 12/01/17

Award to a USA, Canada, or International librarian, employed by a nonprofit or institution of higher education, to acknowledge extraordinary work in enhancing library services. Nominees should demonstrate achievements that have greatly contributed to the improvement of library management, library automation, or library res...

GrantWatch ID#: 160081

Grants to USA, Canada, and International Individuals for Research on Social Change Issues

Deadline 12/01/17

Prizes of $1,500 and one prize of $10,000 to USA, Canada, and International individuals to recognize exceptional research on social change issues in any related field. Research that has been completed within the last two years and has been published or is intended for publication in a peer-reviewed journal may be submitted...

GrantWatch ID#: 160540

Award to a USA Teacher for Exceptional Contributions to American History Education

Deadline 12/01/17

Award to a USA precollegiate teacher to recognize outstanding contributions to American history education. Nominees for this award have undertaken activities to promote the intellectual development of other teachers or students. Successful candidates will demonstrate exceptional ability in one or more of the following kind...

GrantWatch ID#: 161714

Awards to Manitoba K-12 Educators to Recognize Effective Educational Methods

Deadline 12/01/17

Awards of $500 to Manitoba K-12 educators to recognize those whose educational methods have had a significant impact on student learning. Eligible educators may be nominated by students, colleagues, school administrators, school division administrators, trustees, and parents or legal guardians. Nominators should have direc...

GrantWatch ID#: 161720

Award to a USA Nonprofit, For-Profit, or Individual for an Exceptional History Project or Exh...

Deadline 12/01/17

Award of $1,000 to a USA nonprofit, for-profit, group, or individual to recognize an exceptional project that contributed to the public’s understanding and appreciation of history. Consideration will be given to activities such as media projects, exhibits, written works, and public programming completed within the last t...

GrantWatch ID#: 163017

Prize to a USA, Canada, or International Individual for Contributions to the Field of Economi...

Deadline 12/01/17

Prize to a USA, Canada, or International individual who has demonstrated outstanding contributions to the field of economics. This prize seeks to recognize an individual who has made a significant impact in the field through new knowledge or the development of important new modes of analysis. The recipient of the 2018 ...

GrantWatch ID#: 163156

Awards to USA, Canada, and International Individuals to Recognize Achievement in the Field o...

Deadline 12/01/17

Awards to USA, Canada, and International individuals to acknowledge contributions to the field of mathematics. These awards are open to individuals with careers of outstanding achievement in the field of mathematics as demonstrated by major contributions to new knowledge or the development of significant new modes of anal...

GrantWatch ID#: 163157

Award to a USA, Canada, or International Early-Career Librarian for Outstanding Leadership

Deadline 12/01/17

Award of $1,500 to a USA, Canada, or International early-career librarian to recognize outstanding contributions through technical services and library collections. Nominations are invited on behalf of librarians who demonstrate outstanding potential for continuing leadership and professional contributions. Evidence of...

GrantWatch ID#: 174845

Award to a USA or Canadian Librarian for Extraordinary Achievements in the Fields of Catalog...

Deadline 12/01/17

Award to a USA or Canadian librarian to acknowledge extraordinary accomplishments in their profession. These achievements should take place within the fields of classification or cataloging. In addition to the commendation, a $2,000 scholarship is donated to the U.S. or Canadian library school of the winner's choice. A...

GrantWatch ID#: 174846

Award to a USA, Canada, or International Individual for Achievements in Library Development

Deadline 12/01/17

Award of $5,000 to a USA, Canada, or International individual member of the library profession for significant national or international achievements in academic or research librarianship or library development. This award recognizes and honors achievement in such areas as: - Service to the organized profession t...

GrantWatch ID#: 174848

Awards to USA IHE Libraries to Recognize Outstanding and Collaborative Library Staff

Deadline 12/01/17

Awards of $3,000 recognize a USA community college, college, and university library for the accomplishments of librarians and staff. Awards are intended to recognize librarians and library staff as they come together as a team to support the mission of their institution. Criteria for the award include: 1. Demonstrat...

GrantWatch ID#: 174849

Award to a USA, Canada, or International Librarian for Outstanding Work in Instruction in Co...

Deadline 12/01/17

Award of $1,000 to a USA, Canada, or International librarian to acknowledge the outstanding work of an individual who has contributed to the enhancement of instruction in a higher education institution or research library. In addition to the cash prize, the awardee will also receive a plaque. Nominees should have achie...

GrantWatch ID#: 174850

Award to a USA, Canada, or International Academic Librarian or Team for an Outstanding Infor...

Deadline 12/01/17

Award of $3,000 to a USA, Canada, or International academic librarian or academic project team to recognize an outstanding information literacy program or instruction project. Strong nominations demonstrate quality, innovation, and creativity within the context of national trends.

GrantWatch ID#: 174851

Award to a USA, Canada, or International Individual or Group for Outstanding Work in Preserv...

Deadline 12/01/17

Award of $1,250 to a USA, Canada, or International individual or group to recognize and aid outstanding work in the field of preservation. Preservation work may take place in historical institutions, libraries, or archives. Nominees should demonstrate vision, endorse cooperation, and advocate for the preservation of publis...

GrantWatch ID#: 174890

Awards to Flagstaff, Arizona Individuals, Organizations, and Businesses to Recognize Arts and...

Deadline 12/01/17

Awards to Flagstaff, Arizona nonprofit and for-profit organizations, artists, and educators to recognize outstanding contributions to the arts and sciences. Nominees will be considered in the categories of visual arts, storytelling, arts education, science education, performing arts/music, emerging artists, business for th...

GrantWatch ID#: 175860

Award to a Georgia Public School Teacher for Excellence in Education

Deadline 12/01/17

Award to a Georgia public school teacher to recognize outstanding dedication to classroom teaching. Strong candidates inspire students of diverse backgrounds to learn, demonstrate exceptional knowledge and talent, and are involved in their community. Applications are considered from teachers of grades prekindergarten throu...

GrantWatch ID#: 175997

Award to a Virginia PreK-12 Teacher for Incorporating Agriculture Education into the Curricul...

Deadline 12/01/17

Award of $500 to a Virginia Pre-K through 12th-grade teacher who has successfully integrated agriculture education into the daily curriculum. Teachers must use agricultural information and materials in their classroom in order to help students learn the importance of agriculture while also mastering key educational standar...

GrantWatch ID#: 176072

Awards to Iowa Nonprofits, Schools, Businesses, and Individuals for Outstanding Contribution...

Deadline 12/01/17

Awards to Iowa nonprofits, schools, businesses and individuals for outstanding environmental education and/or conservation. The Foundation recognizes contributions made to the understanding of Iowa's cultural and natural resources. Award categories include environmental education for the general public, environmental educa...

GrantWatch ID#: 177449

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

Deadline 12/01/17

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 USA, Canada, or International Individual for Significant Contributions to the Eart...

Deadline 12/01/17

Award to a USA, Canada, or International individual who has made significant contributions to new paradigms of the Earth Sciences. The recipient of the award will deliver a public lecture and participate in other scholarly activities for ten weeks during the upcoming academic year at Northwestern University. These events w...

GrantWatch ID#: 182435
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Fellowships and Awards to Detroit Area, Michigan Artists for Career Advancing Activities

Deadline 01/18/18 Conference Date: 12/02/17

Fellowships of $25,000 and awards of $5,000 to Detroit Area, Michigan individual artists to support professional development activities. Applicants are strongly encouraged to attend the informational workshops on December 2, 2017, and January 9, 2018. Applications are accepted from both emerging and established artists res...

GrantWatch ID#: 166667

Award to a USA Public Librarian to Recognize Outstanding Knowledge of Books and Service to t...

Deadline 12/04/17

Award of $3,000 to a USA librarian working in a public library setting to recognize outstanding depth and range of knowledge about library materials. Eligible nominees are those that demonstrate an exceptional knowledge of fiction, nonfiction, reference materials and videos, and an excellent ability to share the knowledge ...

GrantWatch ID#: 144803

Award to a USA Public Library Executive to Recognize Innovative Accomplishments in Library S...

Deadline 12/04/17

Award of $1,000 to a USA public library director to recognize outstanding and innovative career achievements in implementing change and taking risks. The award criteria will cover the last seven year period of accomplishments and successes in serving community residents. The Charlie Robinson Award honors a public libra...

GrantWatch ID#: 144804

Award to a USA Library in a Rural Area to Recognize Outstanding Service to the Community

Deadline 12/04/17

Award of $1,000 to a USA library in a rural area to recognize outstanding service to a community that has a below average income level. The award may be given for a specific program that achieved specific results or for an overall service program. The award honors a public library for all or any of the following: - Un...

GrantWatch ID#: 144805

Award to a USA Public Library, Trustee, or Staff Member for Outstanding Commitment to Intell...

Deadline 12/04/17

Award of $1,500 to a USA public library, library trustee, or staff member for demonstrating an outstanding commitment to intellectual freedom and the Library Bill of Rights. The award may recognize diverse library collections, public programs that on controversial issues, or access to library materials and service for chil...

GrantWatch ID#: 144806

Awards to USA Military Dependents, Ages 13 to 18, for Leadership, Volunteerism, and Character

Deadline 12/04/17

Awards of $10,000 to USA youth military dependents, ages 13 to 18, to recognize exceptional volunteerism, scholarship, extracurricular involvement, and character in the face of a challenging military family life. In addition to the cash prize, awardees will also receive a laptop computer and other donated gifts and will be...

GrantWatch ID#: 176359

Award to a USA or Canada Public Library to Recognize Creative and Outstanding Service to the...

Deadline 12/04/17

Award of $2,000 to a USA or Canada public library to recognize an outstanding program, service, or activity that serves the public in an innovative, cutting-edge way. The winning program will have had a measurable impact on the library's patrons. Proposals will be judged on the following: - Collaborative efforts of ...

GrantWatch ID#: 176535
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