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Funding opportunities, grants, and recognition awards.

Minority Science Writing Scholarship

Sep 21, 2017


Internships for Minorities Interested in Science Writing

The Minority Science Writers Internship grant, sponsored by the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), is intended to help students with an interest in science and technology to pursue their educational goals.

Grants for the Arts

Sep 21, 2017


Award for Academic and Artistic Excellence

YoungArts, the National YoungArts Foundation’s signature program, is an application-based award for emerging artists, aged 15–18 or in grades 10–12, from across the United States. Youth who are US citizens or have permanent residency status in the US are eligible to apply.

Hispanic Heritage Month

Sep 21, 2017


SPOTLIGHT! On National Hispanic Heritage Month

Each year Americans observe National Hispanic Heritage Month from September 15 to October 15, by celebrating the histories, cultures, and contributions of American citizens whose ancestors came from Spain, Mexico, the Caribbean, and Central and South America.

Makerspace Art Hispanic Heritage

Sep 21, 2017


Challenge to Create Digitally Fabricated Art Pieces

The National Hispanic Heritage Month Maker Challenge encourages students and the maker community to create and share content related to Hispanic and Latino culture and heritage.

Photography Contest

Sep 15, 2017


Student Photography Contest for Earth Science Week

The American Geosciences Institute (AGI) is sponsoring a student photography contest during Earth Science Week (October 8–14, 2017). Students of all ages can participate by submitting a photo that relates to this year’s theme—Earth and Human Activity Here.

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