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The College Board Inspiration Awards

Award to Honor the Most Improved Schools in America

Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

Funding Source:

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The College Board

Deadline Date:

12/09/11 5:00 PM

Description:

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Awards are available for secondary schools nationwide for outstanding commitment to providing their student body with opportunities for success. The award is provided to give recognition and support to those schools that enable students to pursue higher education options and thereby open the doors for them to experience a productive future.

The College Board Inspiration Awards celebrate the extraordinary commitment of educators and communities to their students' futures. Despite sometimes overwhelming odds, these outstanding schools are taking remarkable steps to give their students the bright futures they deserve.

Each spring the College Board presents Inspiration Awards to three of America's most improved secondary schools. Award-winning schools are recognized for their outstanding college-preparation programs and partnerships among teachers, parents and community organizations. Through their dedication and commitment, these school communities have opened doors to higher education for students facing economic, social and cultural barriers by:

* Improving their academic environment
* Creating a college-going culture
* Helping a significant proportion of students realize the promise of higher education

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 126801

Number of Grants:

3

Estimated Size of Grant:

$25,000

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Applicant schools must be secondary schools in the 50 United States or the District of Columbia.
A minimum of 40 percent of the school's student population must qualify for free or reduced-price lunches.
Applicant schools must have graduated at least five senior classes.

Contact Information:

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

College Board: 212-713-8192
or email: inspirationawards@collegeboard.org.

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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