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Excellence in Science Teaching Award

Awards to Ohio, Pennsylvania, and West Virginia K-8 Teachers
for Outstanding Science Education in Allegheny Area Schools

Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

Funding Source:

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Spectroscopy Society of Pittsburgh (SSP)

Deadline Date:

03/01/18

Description:

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Awards of $1,000 to Ohio, Pennsylvania, and West Virginia K-8 teachers to recognize outstanding contributions to science education within Allegheny and surrounding Counties in the funding source’s service area. Nominations will be accepted on behalf of teachers in Allegheny and surrounding county schools of the SSP membership area, as outlined below.

Eligible Counties:

-Pennsylvania: Adams, Allegheny, Armstrong, Beaver, Bedford, Blair, Butler, Cambria, Cameron, Centre, Clarion, Clearfield, Clinton, Crawford, Cumberland, Elk, Erie, Fayette, Forest, Franklin, Fulton, Green, Huntingdon, Indiana, Jefferson, Juanita, Lawrence, McKean, Mercer, Mifflin, Perry, Snyder, Somerset, Union, Venango, Warren, Washington, Westmoreland, and York Counties.

-Ohio: Belmont, Columbiana, Harrison, Jefferson, Mahoning, Monroe, and Trumbull Counties.

-West Virginia: Barbour, Braxton, Brooke, Calhoun, Doddridge, Gilmer, Hancock, Harrison, Ohio, Pleasants, Preston, Randolph, Ritchie, Tucker, Tyler, Upshur, Webster, and Wentzel Counties.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 179014

Number of Grants:

There will be a maximum of three awards.

Estimated Size of Grant:

Each award consists of a plaque and $1,000.

Term of Contract:

The award will be presented for the 2017-2018 school year.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

The program is open to any teacher (Grades K-8) within Allegheny and surrounding county schools of the SSP membership area.

More information about the SSP service area may be found in the attached document below (see Supporting Documents section).

Pre-Application Information:

Click on the links in the Supporting Documents section below to download the nomination form and the list of eligible Counties.

Each nominator is allowed to nominate two worthy teachers from their school. Please use a separate form for each nomination.

The application deadline is March 1, 2018.

Contact Information:

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

Mail completed applications to:

Jay Auses, Chair
SSP Elementary School Science Award
300 Penn Center Blvd., Suite 332
Pittsburgh, PA 15235-5503

Contact Information:

Amy Bovino Administrative Assistant

Email the Society: sspinfo@pittcon.org
Email Amy Bovino: bovino@pittcon.org

Phone: (412) 825-3220 ext. 212
Fax Number: 412-825-3224

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Geographic Focus:

USA: Ohio: Belmont, Columbiana, Harrison, Jefferson, Mahoning, Monroe, and Trumbull Counties;   Pennsylvania: (See complete list of eligible Counties in the Description section above.);   West Virginia: Barbour, Braxton, Brooke, Calhoun, Doddridge, Gilmer, Hancock, Harrison, Ohio, Pleasants, Preston, Randolph, Ritchie, Tucker, Tyler, Upshur, Webster, and Wentzel Counties