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Award to a USA, Canada, or International K-12 Science Teacher to
Honor Outstanding and Innovative Agricultural Science Teaching

Corteva Agriscience Excellence in Agricultural Science Education Award

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National Science Teachers Association (NSTA) and Corteva

Deadline Date:

12/15/21

Description:

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Award valued at $3,500 to a USA, Canada, or International K-12 science teacher to honor outstanding and innovative agricultural science teaching. Applicants must demonstrate that innovative hands-on activities in the field of agricultural science have been incorporated into the existing science curriculum.

The awardee will receive a grant for their classroom/program, paid travel expenses to attend the NSTA national conference on science education, mentoring with a Corteva scientist, classroom resources from Corteva, and access to a Corteva product plant or research facility. 

The demonstrated incorporation of hands-on agricultural science activities into the classroom, which include:

  •  Effective planning skills which includes goals and objectives
  •  Demonstrated impact and engagement of students
  •  Opportunities for students to attain science standards
  •  Description of how the award would be used to further their agricultural science program 

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 156680

Number of Grants:

One award will be awarded annually.

Estimated Size of Grant:

The total awards package includes a $2500 cash award, $1000 towards travel expenses to attend the NSTA national conference on science education, registration for the National conference, one year paid NSTA membership, mentoring with a Corteva Pioneer scientist, classroom resources from Corteva, and access to a Corteva Pioneer product plant or research facility.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

This award is open to any K-12 science teacher who incorporates innovative agricultural science activities into their existing science curriculum.

Pre-Application Information:

Completed applications must be received by December 15, 2021.

The awardee will be presented the award during a virtual Teacher Awards Ceremony.

Please be advised that you may apply for more than one award; however, you are eligible to win only one NSTA award per year. Each application must be based on a unique program and process. Submission of the same idea and materials to different NSTA award programs will result in the disqualification of all applications. If your idea or project has received an NSTA award in the past, that idea or project is not eligible to receive an additional award.

Contact Information:

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

To nominate online: https://app.reviewr.com/s1/site/TeacherAwardsNominations2021

To apply online: https://app.reviewr.com/s1/site/NSTATeacherAwards2021

For questions, please contact awards@nsta.org

NSTA
1840 Wilson Blvd.
Arlington VA 22201
703.312.9254

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