Ten Grants for National Back To School Month: Part I

August is National Back to School Month. Whether post-graduate or the first day of kindergarten, students are heading going back to class or preparing to do so as are teachers and professors. These 10 grants available on GrantWatch are designed to help those who are involved with education:

1) Fellowships of up to $90,000 to U.S. immigrants and children of immigrants for graduate school support. The program is intended for applicants under the age of 31 who are pursuing graduate studies in any advanced degree-granting program and any field throughout the country. Deadline: 10/28/21

2) Grants to U.S. nonprofit organizations, IHEs, government agencies and tribal governments for field research in the humanities. Applicants are advised that required registrations must be completed prior to applying. Funding is intended to support research projects that utilize archaeological and/or ethnographic methods to answer significant humanities research questions. Deadline: 9/29/21

3) Grants to U.S. colleges and universities to enhance undergraduate humanities programs through creative curricular development and implementation. Applicants are advised that required registrations may take several weeks to complete. The purpose of the program is to expand the role of the humanities in undergraduate education at two- and four-year institutions.  Deadline: 9/14/21

4) Grants of $5,000, $20,000 and in-kind services to colleges and universities in the U.S. and its territories to support students in the development of technological innovations with market potential. Funding is intended to support engineering or science-based innovations that make a positive difference in the world, are commercially promising and scalable. Funds, training, immersive workshops and specialized coaching are provided to student innovators and entrepreneurs to help move their inventions into the marketplace. LOI: 8/20/21 Deadline: 10/6/21

5) Grants of up to $50,000 to researchers who are affiliated with nonprofit organizations, colleges, universities, school districts or research facilities for research projects in the field of education. Funding is intended to support field-initiated academic research studies spanning a range of disciplines and topics that explore improvements in education. Deadline: 9/1/21

6) Grants to U.S. nonprofit organizations, for-profits, IHEs and government agencies for collaborative mathematics and statistics research projects. Applicants are advised that required registrations may take several weeks to complete. Funding is intended to help researchers solve major challenges within the discipline of mathematical sciences. Groups may include mathematicians and statisticians as well as researchers representing other engineering or science disciplines. Deadline: 9/8/21

7) Awards of $1,000 to U.S. women to acknowledge to outstanding leadership in the field of education. The purpose of this program is to honor female education professionals that make a difference in the lives of students. Deadline: 9/10/21

8) Grants of $1,000 to teachers in international Baccalaureate programs for projects to improve teaching skills and enhance the curriculum. Interested applicants must register as an educator with the funding source prior to applying. Funding is intended to cover various expenses associated with supporting baccalaureate courses such as field trips, supplies, materials and other resources. Deadline: 9/15/21

9) Grants of $1,500 to high school teachers to benefit students in diverse populations. Funding is intended to assists educators who serve in rural areas as well as for teachers involved in inclusion and diversity programs for their school or community. Grants may be used to support expenses for field trips, materials, supplies and instructional resources used to assist with course delivery. Deadline: 9/15/21

10) In-kind donations of equipment to nonprofit organizations, schools, and IHEs in the U.S. and Puerto Rico to support local communities and advance science education. Donations also align with the company’s environmental goals by recycling outdated equipment in working condition and therefore reducing unnecessary waste. Deadline: Ongoing

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