Middle school students are encouraged to enter Lockheed Martin’s Generation Beyond Video Challenge and stretch their imagination and skills to show how they would design a habitation module that will dock with NASA’s Orion spacecraft to one day carry astronauts to Mars.
The Youth Leadership for Service-Learning Excellence Award recognizes service-learning programs, including projects with long-term impact, which demonstrate outstanding youth leadership. The National Youth Leadership Council is seeking youth teams representing K–12 service-learning programs in which the service learning is tied to the curricula.
“Light the Way” Grants of $3,000 are offered to assist public and school libraries in conducting exemplary outreach to underserved populations through new programs or the expansion of existing programs.
Sponsored by the International Literacy Association (ILA), the Jeanne S. Chall Research Fellowship is a $6,000 grant presented annually to promising graduate scholars who are pioneering research efforts in beginning reading, readability, reading difficulty, reading development, vocabulary, adult literacy, and/or bilingual reading education.