Foundation / Corporation
Michigan Earth Science Teachers Association (MESTA)
Award of $500 to a Michigan educator or professional museum staff member to recognize outstanding contributions to Earth Science mentoring and education. Strong candidates have demonstrated excellence in the development, design, and implementation of informal Earth science education. Informal approaches focus on exposing students to experiences outside of the classroom setting.
Examples of informal approaches include field trips, field-based explorations/projects, creation of exhibitions, museum-based exploration/projects, weekend workshops, extramural clubs, etc. or the candidate has demonstrated excellence in mentoring of students and teachers in the area of Earth science.
Mentoring focuses on the perceived impact on students relevant to work or career and on teachers relevant to professional development. Recommendations must cite specific examples of the impact this teacher has had on colleagues and former students.
MESTA's Charles A. Salotti Earth Science Education Award is sponsored by the A. E. Seaman Mineral Museum at Michigan Technological University.
GrantWatch ID#: 160805
Up to one winner per year will be selected.
The winner of this award will receive $500 and a lifetime membership to the A. E. Seaman Mineral Museum.
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
Letters of recommendation and the nomination form should be sent to:
Roscommon Mi 48653
Or by email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
For more information, please contact Chuck Schepke at the above email address.
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