Penguin Random House has announced its partnership with Amanda Gorman, the youngest inaugural poet in US history, to launch the Amanda Gorman Award for Poetry, a new creative writing award focused on poetry for high school seniors who are daring and original.
The National Alliance of Black School Educators (NABSE) has launched a $10,000 Scholarship Award to improve representation of Black leaders in schools. The 2021 award, sponsored by Curriculum Associates, is open to all NABSE members who have been accepted to, or are currently enrolled in, an advanced degree program in educational leadership.
Apply today for the Sphere Summit: Teaching Civic Culture Together 2021. The annual Sphere Summit is a full-scholarship professional development program for educators of grades 5–12 that will take place June 27–July 1 and July 25–July 29 in Washington, DC. The summit will offer a hybrid experience, which will allow for both in-person and online attendance.
The Amazon Future Engineer program works to increase access to computer science (CS) education for children and young adults from underserved and underrepresented communities. High school seniors who want to study computer science can apply for one of a hundred $40,000 scholarships offered through the Amazon Future Engineer scholarship program.
NextNotes is a national program, sponsored by the American Composers Forum, to nurture the next generation of creative voices in music of all styles. Talented young artists convene as a cohort and receive mentorship, scholarship funds, and recognition through a national awards ceremony.