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Javits-Frasier Scholars Program

Scholarships to USA Educators and School
Counselors for Professional Development Activities

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National Association for Gifted Children (NAGC)

Deadline Date:

06/03/21 11:59 PM PDT


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Scholarships to USA educators, school psychologists, and school counselors to participate in a professional development program. Applications are invited from professionals who are new to the field and are committed to helping gifted children from diverse backgrounds. Eligible applicants work in Title I schools. Educators from culturally, racially, and ethnically diverse backgrounds are especially encouraged to apply.

The primary purpose of the Javits-Frasier Scholarship Fund for Diverse Talent Development is to increase culturally and linguistically diverse students’ access to talent development opportunities through educator training and support related to equity and excellence in gifted education. Scholarship recipients will also serve in the critical role of being catalysts for change in the attitudes and perceptions some educators have historically held which have impeded the full development of potential in culturally and linguistically diverse students.

This scholarship program seeks to identify passionate, innovative teachers and counselors in communities across the country where students from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds are historically underrepresented in gifted programs. Criteria to determine recipients includes:

  • Solid evidence of desire and commitment to advocate for and develop the gifts and talents of culturally and linguistically diverse students.
  • Clear indication of potential to serve as an educational leader for culturally and linguistically diverse students in the school and community setting.
  • Strong capacity to become educationally productive in ways that meet the learning needs of gifted students from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds.

Scholarship recipients receive professional development opportunities that include:

  • Travel stipend (plus hotel) to attend the NAGC Annual Convention
  • Complimentary registration to the NAGC Annual Convention
  • Professional Mentor from the NAGC community
  • A full two-year membership in NAGC
  • A chance to make a difference
  • Participation in Javits-Frasier Scholar ‘roundtable’ discussions with other scholars, members of the NAGC Diversity and Equity Committee, and NAGC leadership.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 160187

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Selection Criteria
- Teachers, school counselors, or school psychologists should apply. Educators from culturally and ethnically diverse backgrounds are especially encouraged to apply.
- Applicant must work in a Title I School.
- Applicant has not previously attended an NAGC Convention.
- Applicant may receive this award only once.
- Applicant must be new (1-2 years of experience) to teaching and/or new to gifted/talented education.

Teachers, school counselors, or school psychologists who:
- Work in a Title I school
- Are new to the field of gifted and talented education, or are in a new Gifted/Talented Position. (Up to 2 Years) (Applicants currently pursuing a certificate, endorsement, or advanced degree will not be considered)
- Have demonstrated a desire and commitment to increase culturally and linguistically diverse students’ access to talent development opportunities
- Have interests and professional goals aligned with the purpose of this professional growth opportunity and are beneficial to their culturally and linguistically diverse students, school, or community
- Have never attended the convention

- Applicants currently pursuing a certificate, endorsement, or advanced degree will not be considered.

Pre-Application Information:

Apply by June 3, 2021.

See URL for Full Text (RFP) for application instructions.

Applicants require two recommenders.

Scholarship Notification and Parameters:
- Awards Announced in late August 2021.
- Scholars are expected to attend the 2021 NAGC Convention at the Gaylord Rockies Resort, Aurora, Colorado. November 11- 14, 2021.
- Scholars may win this award only once.
- Recipients of the scholarship are expected to complete a small project during the year after the conference.

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Contact Information:

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

Applicants will use the online application at

Applicants' recommenders will each complete the online recommendation form at

Please direct your questions concerning the Javits-Frasier Scholars Program to Jeff Danielian at

National Association for Gifted Children
1300 I Street, NW, Suite 400E
Washington, DC 20005

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USA: Alabama;   Alaska;   Arizona;   Arkansas;   California;   Colorado;   Connecticut;   Delaware;   Florida;   Georgia;   Hawaii;   Idaho;   Illinois;   Indiana;   Iowa;   Kansas;   Kentucky;   Louisiana;   Maine;   Maryland;   Massachusetts;   Michigan;   Minnesota;   Mississippi;   Missouri;   Montana;   Nebraska;   Nevada;   New Hampshire;   New Jersey;   New Mexico;   New York City;   New York;   North Carolina;   North Dakota;   Ohio;   Oklahoma;   Oregon;   Pennsylvania;   Rhode Island;   South Carolina;   South Dakota;   Tennessee;   Texas;   Utah;   Vermont;   Virginia;   Washington, DC;   Washington;   West Virginia;   Wisconsin;   Wyoming

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