Idaho National Laboratory (INL)
01/10/18 Receipt by Close of Business
Grants of up to $500 to Idaho K-12 educators and schools to enhance STEM education in the classroom. Funding may be used to purchase materials, laboratory equipment, and classroom instructional resources. Such materials may be used to integrate any aspect of STEM across the disciplines.
Any creative, innovative and engaging classroom/school proposal that integrates any aspect of science, technology, engineering and/or mathematics will be considered.
This is a competitive grant award. Participants will be judged on how well they address the following criteria:
-The proposal is STEM based.
-The proposal integrates current STEM pedagogy.
-The proposal goals and objectives are clearly stated and measurable.
-The proposal directly involves students and supports a high level of student engagement in an innovative and novel way.
-The proposal integrates best practices of 21st century skill development, inquiry, problem-solving and/or project-based learning.
-The assessment and evaluation components support best practices in raising student achievement in STEM.
-The proposal addresses STEM career development.
-The proposal has overall creativity and innovation.
-The budget is reasonable, appropriate and specific equipment costs are identified with vendor quotes.
-The proposal must clearly identify how technology will be integrated in unique and innovative ways that change the delivery methodology of classroom instruction, create authentic experiences for the students and/or enhance student engagement.
GrantWatch ID#: 177977
Up to $500
Educators can apply and receive grants for consecutive years.
Who Can Apply:
-Statewide K-12 educators
-Public, private and/or charter schools
-Grant applicants must provide proof of being a 501(c)(3) institution
-Supplies and materials that do not relate to STEM disciplines
-Admission fees and stipends for conferences, workshops and/or competitions
-Previously funded proposals
-Routine responsibilities of the educator submitting the proposal
-Proposals that requires multiple academic years of completion
-Technology that is not integrated into STEM curriculum and instruction
-Grants not submitted on the current year grant proposal form
-Travel for professional development and competitions
-Identical requests for the same grant from different members of the same school/organization will automatically be disqualified
-Incomplete grant proposals
-Grants that are not STEM-related in some way
Leveraged funding from other partners to support the grant are not required but are valued.
Completed grant proposal applications must be received by the close of business on Jan. 10, 2018.