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Victor R. Swenson Humanities Educator Award

Award to a Vermont Educator for Outstanding
Humanities Education in Grades 6-12

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Vermont Humanities Council

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Award of $1,000 to a Vermont educator to recognize outstanding contributions to humanities education in grades 6 through 12. Examples of eligible humanities subjects include, but are not limited to, history, literature, language, and social studies. Nominations are invited on behalf of an educator who:

-Inspires his or her students and encourages in them intellectual curiosity and a lifelong love of learning
-Possesses extraordinary knowledge, ability, and accomplishment in the teaching of language, literature, history, social studies, or other humanities fields
-Exhibits infectious enthusiasm for his/her subject and learning in general
-Embodies a commitment to the highest standards of achievement, for him/herself and students

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GrantWatch ID#: 181071

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Additional Eligibility Criteria:

This award will recognize an educator in grades 6 through 12 who exemplifies excellence in the teaching of the humanities.

Current members of the Vermont Humanities board and staff and members of the judging committee are not eligible to receive the award.

Pre-Application Information:

2019 nominations must be received by July 31, 2019.

Individuals may not nominate themselves.

The award will be presented at the Annual Fall Conference in November.

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

Online Nomination Form:

Applicants may mail the letter of nomination and a second letter of support instead of filling out the online form.

Linda Wrazen, Development Officer
(802) 262-1357

Vermont Humanities Council
11 Loomis Street
Montpelier, Vermont 05602

P: (802) 262-2626
F: (802) 262-2620

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USA: Vermont