To continue America’s technological advantage and strengthen the workforce pipeline, Lockheed Martin funds STEM education outreach activities for students across the K–16 spectrum. The company supports programs, events, and campaigns that focus on student achievement, teacher development, and gender and ethnic diversity. Eligible applicants are nonprofit organizations, public elementary and secondary schools, and qualified institutions of higher education located or operating in a community in which Lockheed Martin has employees or business interests.
Deadlines: Applications accepted year-round, with quarterly evaluations
Each month we publish blogs and several newsletters full of digital learning, funding, professional growth, social media, and STEM resources. Below are items from our blogs and newsletters that educators turned to the most in October.
The USA Mathematical Talent Search (USAMTS) is a free mathematics competition open to all US middle school and high school students. Unlike most mathematics competitions, the USAMTS allows students a full month, or more, to work out their solutions.
Camp Invention, a program of the National Inventors Hall of Fame (NIHF), in partnership with the United States Patent and Trademark Office, provides a unique experience for youth to make discoveries about the importance of intellectual property while exploring, creating, and designing. The program promotes STEM learning; builds leadership, perseverance, and resourcefulness; and encourages entrepreneurship.