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ACS-Hach Professional Development Grant

Grants to USA and Territories High School Chemistry
Teachers for Professional Development Opportunities

Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

Funding Source:

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American Chemical Society (ACS)

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Grants of up to $1,500 to USA and Territories high school chemistry teachers for professional development opportunities to enhance classroom teaching and student learning. Funding is intended to improve the teacher's professional skills as well as student achievement.

Grants may be used for:

- Conference or workshop registration fees
- Travel expenses
- Tuition and educational expenses for new/upcoming courses
- Books and online instructional resources
- Substitute teacher pay

Applications will be reviewed against the following criteria:

- Applicant uses language that is clear, concise and free of grammatical errors.
- Responses strongly align with the questions posed in each section.
- Applicant addresses an important issue or topic in chemistry education.
- Proposed plan is feasible.
- Strongest proposals will have an impact that will be sustained beyond the funding period.
- Budget items clearly support the proposed activities do not exceed $1,500.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 142187

Estimated Size of Grant:

Teachers can request up to $1,500.

Term of Contract:

Grants awarded in 2018 will fund professional development activities that take place by August 1, 2018.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Applicants must be a high school chemistry educator teaching in a U.S. or U.S. territory school.

Grants may not be used to:

- Pay indirect costs, administration fees, salaries, or stipends.
- Reimburse for courses already completed.
- Support travel costs or conference fees for more than one person. Each person must apply separately.
- Purchase lab equipment or classroom materials that are not related to the professional development experience. If items are purchased, total cost cannot exceed 20% of the overall budget.

Pre-Application Information:

Applications for 2018 will be accepted through January 4, 2018.

Decisions will be made by February 28, 2018.

Application instructions:

Contact Information:

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

Register and apply online:
(800) 227-5558 (USA)
614-447-3776 (Outside North America)

American Chemical Society
1155 Sixteenth Street, NW
Washington, DC 20036

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