Foundation / Corporation
Massachusetts Life Sciences Center (MLSC)
03/31/21 12:00 PM
Grants to Massachusetts schools and nonprofit curriculum providers to enhance science education for students throughout the State. Funding is intended for capital purchases and training resources for educators. The funding source is especially interested in supporting applicants that will further its goal of supporting a trained workforce suitable for employment in the life sciences, as well as the education of students wishing to pursue degrees in STEM subjects.
The MLSC seeks to further advance and expand life sciences education at Massachusetts public high schools and middle schools through implementation of project and inquiry-based curriculum. This year, MLSC will award grant funding to schools and curriculum providers for the purpose of teacher professional development and the purchase of equipment, materials, supplies, and technology needed to support new or expanded curriculum. Funding will enable schools to educate students in real-world scenarios that will prepare them for career opportunities in the life sciences. Funding for teacher professional development will ensure that educators receive the technical training needed to effectively use newly acquired equipment and technology.
Investments made through this program seek to expand access to STEM equipment, curriculum, and professional development, increase educational equity and help close the achievement and opportunity gaps, train a diverse STEM workforce pipeline, support the implementation of Massachusetts Science, Technology, and Engineering Standards, increase student achievement and interest in STEM, increase awareness of life sciences careers, improve college & career readiness, and leverage partnerships.
GrantWatch ID#: 138478
Applicants can request grant funding of up to $200,000 (up to $100,000 per high school and up to $50,000 per middle school) for capital expenses (including equipment, materials, supplies, and technology), and up to $40,000 (up to $20,000 per school) for professional development.
Through this solicitation, grants are to be awarded for Fiscal Year 2022. All equipment, materials, supplies, and/or technology must be shipped to grant recipients between July 1, 2021 and June 30, 2022. Funding for professional development can be expended through December 31, 2022
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
Apply Online: https://mlsc.smartsimple.com/s_Login.jsp
If you have any questions regarding the application process, e-mail: email@example.com.
Massachusetts Life Sciences Center
1075 Main Street, Suite 100
Waltham, MA 02451
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