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DuPont Pioneer Excellence in Agricultural Science Education Award

Awards to USA and Canada K-12 Teachers for
Outstanding Agricultural Science Teaching

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Foundation / Corporation

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National Science Teachers Association (NSTA) and DuPont Pioneer

Deadline Date:

12/10/17 - For nominations; Application submissions are due on December 15, 2017.

Description:

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Awards of $2,500 to USA, Territories, and Canada K-12 teachers for excellence and innovation in the field of agricultural science education. Applicants must have incorporated innovative agricultural science activities into their existing science curriculum. The awardee will also receive paid travel expenses to attend a professional conference, mentoring, classroom resources, and access to a DuPont Pioneer product plant or research facility.

The awardees will be presented the award at the Teacher Awards Banquet at the National Conference.

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:

Two awards, in the kindergarten through high school level, will be awarded annually.

Estimated Size of Grant:

The awardee will receive a $2,500 grant for their classroom/program, up to $1,000 paid travel expenses to attend the NSTA national conference on science education, mentoring with a DuPont Pioneer scientist, classroom resources from DuPont Pioneer, and access to a DuPont 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:

Applicants must be nominated by December 10, 2017.

Completed applications must be received by December 15, 2017.

The awardees will be presented the award at the Teacher Awards Banquet at the National Conference.

Submission Requirements:

- A video up to twenty minutes (does not have to be continuous), with the teacher and students participating in an agricultural science activity. (YouTube link)
- A two-page description of the activity with objectives, connections to standards and assessment, and a description of how the award would be used to further their program.
- A one page CV describing teaching experience, professional development, professional activities and awards. (may be single spaced)
- Three letters of recommendation, up to two pages each, must accompany the application.

Contact Information:

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

To nominate: https://app.reviewr.com/s1/site//TeacherAwardsNominations2017

To apply: https://app.reviewr.com/s1/site//NSTATeacherAwards2017

Phone: 703.243.7100
Fax: 703.243.7177
awards@nsta.org

NSTA
1840 Wilson Blvd.
Arlington VA 22201

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