Foundation / Corporation
National Science Teachers Association (NSTA) and Shell
02/12/20 Midnight EST
Awards to USA and Canada middle and high schools to recognize innovative science education programs for students. Awards are intended to provide support to school science programs that have demonstrated their ability to provide quality education utilizing limited school and laboratory resources. This program also seeks to raise awareness and exposure of the outstanding work being done in the science education field.
The Shell Science Lab Challenge will showcase the work of teachers, representing their schools, who submit innovative, replicable strategies to deliver quality lab experiences with limited equipment/resources, and award teachers/schools with additional tools, resources, and rich professional development opportunities needed to support high-quality science teaching and strengthen their existing capabilities.
To be eligible for consideration, all work must be current and cumulative as applicable.
Applicants must demonstrate:
GrantWatch ID#: 156676
There will be one Grant Prize Winning school; 4 National Finalist schools; and 18 District Winning schools.
- One Grand Prize Winning School will receive a lab makeover support package valued at $20,000.
- 4 National Finalist schools will each receive a lab makeover support package valued at $8,500.
- 18 district winner schools will each receive a lab makeover support package valued at $3,000.
- Prizes include Shell cash grants, NSTA memberships, NSTA Learning Center subscriptions, support to attend NSTA Conferences on Science Education, and donated science lab equipment.
- The Grand Prize Winner and 4 National Finalists will be honored at the Teacher Awards Gala at NSTA’s National Conference on Science Education.
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
Submit a Nomination:
Amanda Upton, Shell Science Lab Challenge Competition Liaison
National Science Teachers Association
1840 Wilson Boulevard
Arlington VA 22201
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