NWEA offers Educators for Equity Grants to foster academic growth among underserved students, including those who are economically disadvantaged and Englishlearners. Proposed programs should be equity-focused, evidence-based, culturally relevant to students served, and explicitly designed to improve academic opportunities and outcomes.
The Association for Women in Mathematics (AWM) has administered the NSF–AWM Travel Grant Program for Women since 1988, supporting both travel to domestic or foreign research conferences and, more recently, longer-term visits with a mentor. The Mathematics Travel Grants provide full or partial support for travel and subsistence for a meeting or conference in applicants’ fields of specialization, giving them a valuable opportunity to advance their research activities and their visibility in the research community.
Working at the intersection of ocean science and arts education, Bow Seat’s award-winning programming emphasizes creative thinking and making in exploring the natural world. In 2011 founder Linda Cabot and her daughters embarked on a journey to film a documentary—From the Bow Seat—about environmental issues impacting the Gulf of Maine. After her experiences at sea, Cabot wanted to inspire and encourage young people to think carefully about the ocean, so she began the annual Ocean Awareness Student Contest in partnership with the Gulf of Maine Marine Education Association.
Supported by the Clarence Olander Fund and the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM), the School In-Service Training Grants (PreK–5) provide financial assistance to elementary schools for in-service education in mathematics. For 2019–2020, grants of a maximum of $4,000 each will be awarded for honoraria and expenses for consultants, materials, substitute time, and conference or workshop registrations.
Through its YoungArts Competition, the National YoungArts Foundation awards grants of up to $10,000, as well as an invitation to take part in master classes and courses with world-renowned artists and professionals. Winners of the competition also become US Presidential Scholars in the Arts and receive a lifetime of professional support.