Funding & Recognition
Funding opportunities, grants, and recognition awards.
Apr 01, 2019
Working at the intersection of ocean science
and arts education
, Bow Seat
’s award-winning programming
emphasizes creative thinking
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
Mar 15, 2019
In honor of Dorothy Stout, the first female president of the National Association of Geoscience Teachers
(NAGT), and her outstanding work and lifelong dedication to earth science education, NAGT awards professional development grants
to K–12 teachers to support participation in earth science classes or workshops and field trips, attendance at professional scientific or science education meetings, and purchase of classroom materials.
Mar 15, 2019
Voya Unsung Heroes Awards Program
, sponsored by Voya Financial
, provides grants to K–12 educators using new methods and techniques that improve learning. Each year 100 educators are selected to receive a grant to help fund their innovative class projects.
Mar 15, 2019
Hosted by Artists Network
, Artists Magazine
’s Annual Art Competition
is open to artists anywhere in the world who work with traditional, two-dimensional media. The competition has five categories: Portrait/Figure, Still Life/Interior, Landscape, Abstract/Experimental, and Animal/Wildlife. To be eligible for an award in the Student/Beginner Division
, young artists aged 16 years and older must not have been enrolled in a post–high school art program for more than six years and may not have pursued art on their own or in workshops or lessons for more than six years. The competition has five categories: Portrait/Figure, Still Life/Interior, Landscape, Abstract/Experimental, and Animal/Wildlife.
Mar 01, 2019
The Science Without Borders Challenge
engages students around the world in promoting the need to preserve, protect, and restore the world’s oceans and aquatic resources. The challenge is sponsored by the Khaled bin Sultan Living Oceans Foundation
to get students and teachers interested in ocean conservation through various forms of art.