Scholarship, Grants, Loans, Etc
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2020 Illinois Federation of Women's Clubs
National Science Teachers Association (NSTA)
This site provides a variety of science related grants available through multiple organizations. The information is sorted by deadline and shows the category and grade levels for the funding.
National Science Foundation (NSF)
This website allows you to put in key words such as STEM, elementary, physical science, etc. to find exactly what you want.
Teacher Quality Partnership (TQP) Grant Program
Created by the US Department of Education, the program aims to increase student achievement by enhancing the preparation of prospective teachers and the professional development activities for current teachers. TQP grants will support partnerships between institutions of higher education and high-need school districts. Look for the availability of funds in your state.
Wanting a degree in Education?
Online guide provides an extensive list of over 70 scholarship offerings in categories such as special education, elementary education, and much more. Details on where to find other scholarships, and how to better your chances in winning those. All of this information and more can be found here: https://www.educationdegree.com/articles/scholarships-for-education-majors/
This site has information on grants, contests and awards, and classroom resources.
National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM)
This site has a variety of grants available for solutions and professional development.
This site has grants sorted by state and foundations. They offer a 5-day training for grant funding
Space Grant Consortia
This NASA initiative supports the advancement of science and engineering education, research, and public outreach. Funds are available for both curricular and professional development and are provided annually through grants at the state level. Check your state for grant availability.
Scholarships, Student Loans, Aid, etc :
Macoupin County Agriculture Education Foundation
The Macoupin County Agriculture Education (MCAE) Foundation is offering 1 – $1500 scholarship, 1 – $1000 scholarship, and 7 – $500 scholarships for the upcoming 2020-21 school year to students wishing to pursue agriculture majors.
The MCAE Foundation offers scholarships to provide encouragement and financial assistance to Macoupin County residents and/or students of Macoupin County schools who display well-balanced attributes of good citizenship, commitment to activities and scholastic ability.
The applicant must be a graduating high school senior or a current college student who plans to attend or is attending an Illinois junior college, college, university or Career Technical Education (CTE) program, and majoring in agriculture.
Applications are available through your high school guidance counselor, high school agriculture instructor or the Macoupin County Farm Bureau® (MCFB®). An electronic copy of the application can be requested by contacting the MCFB® office by telephone or by email firstname.lastname@example.org. All applications must be submitted to the MCFB® office by March 27, 2020. Any questions can be directed to the MCFB® office at 217/854-2571.
Illinois Sheriffs' Association
The Illinois Sheriffs’ Association announced on Tuesday that it will be awarding over $58,000 in college scholarships throughout the State of Illinois to students wishing to pursue higher education during the 2020-2021 academic year. The scholarships are to be applied to tuition, books and fees only. The student must be enrolled full-time at a certified institution of higher learning within the State of Illinois.
Sheriff Shawn Kahl, Macoupin County, will be awarding one scholarship in the amount of $500. There will be no restriction on any applicant by reason of race, age, creed, color, sex or national origin. The only limitations are as follows:
Carlinville Area Hospital Foundation
Carlinville Area Hospital Foundation recently announced it has established a scholarship program to aid post-high school adults to pursue a college education and career in the healthcare field. The Foundation will award up to five scholarships each year, each providing up to $5000 per student.D
For more information or to apply for the scholarship, visit cahcare.com or contact Bray at email@example.com or 217-854-3868
Illinois Valley Economic Development Corporation
IVEDC Community Services Block Grant Program will award scholarships of up to $1000 to five income-eligible residents of Macoupin, Jersey, Greene and Calhoun counties. Anyone interested in applying for the scholarships should contact the IVEDC office in their county. Applications and further information are available fro the county’s CSBG outreach staff.
The Dollar General Youth Literacy Grant is available for schools located within 15 miles of a Dollar General store. https://www.dgliteracy.org/#youth-literacy-grants
Dollar General Youth Literacy Grant
Implementing new, or expanding existing, literacy programs; purchasing new technology or equipment to support literacy initiatives; purchasing books, materials, or software for literacy programs
September 10, 2020 (award announcement date) through end of school year.
May 21, 2020
Eligible Renaissance products
Star Early Literacy, Star Reading, myON, Accelerated Reader, Freckle ELA . Maximum grant amount is $4,000.
Application Guidance: Dollar General Literacy Grants.