August: Four education grants you don’t want to miss


School funding difficulties show no sign of abating, and school budgets are stretched to the limit. Many educators and administrators rely on school grants to fund important projects and opportunities for students.

During the beginning of every month, the editors of eSchool News compile a list of the most current education grants expiring soon—from ALAS scholarships to Google grants. You don’t want to miss out on these school funding opportunities for teachers, students, parents, and administrators!

[Next page: Grants for August]

[Listed by deadline]

1. $10K scholarship for Latino admins

The ALAS Scholarship, sponsored by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, recognizes Latino administrators and principals for their leadership by providing assistance toward an advanced degree in education. The winner will receive a one-time $10,000 scholarship, made payable to an institution of higher learning, and will be presented the award during the Awards Banquet at the 10th Annual ALAS Education Summit in Denver, Colorado. Deadline: September 6, 2013. For more information and details on how to apply, visit our Grants & Funding page: http://www.eschoolnews.com/category/funding/education-grants-and-school-funding/education-grants-deadline/.

2. $5K scholarship and $750 in gift cards for STEM girls

Show your connection to Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) and you could win a $5,000 scholarship and other prizes. Just pledge your support for STEM by putting yourself in a picture with the L’Oréal double helix—our symbol of our shared commitment to STEM—in one of two ways. You can enter every day for more chances to win. Deadline: September 23, 2013. For more information and details on how to apply, visit our Grants & Funding page: http://www.eschoolnews.com/category/funding/education-grants-and-school-funding/education-grants-deadline/.

3. Up to $50K in Google grants to inspire science, tech lovers

This grant aims to inspire the next generation of scientists and engineers. Deadline: September 30, 2013. For more information and details on how to apply, visit our Grants & Funding page: http://www.eschoolnews.com/category/funding/education-grants-and-school-funding/education-grants-deadline/.

4. Up to $3K for energy and STEM projects

Commercial nuclear power is experiencing a resurgence of interest as an environmentally sound, safe and economically competitive means to meet the world’s growing demand for energy. As part of this nuclear renaissance, we will be in need of qualified leaders for our industry in the future. That is why careers in the science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) fields are vital to the future of our company. Three schools will be awarded $1,000 to complete their project by the end of the school year. Another $2,000 will be granted to each of these school’s science department for its needs. Therefore, total grant amount a school will receive is $3,000. Deadline: November 15, 2013. For more information and details on how to apply, visit our Grants & Funding page: http://www.eschoolnews.com/category/funding/education-grants-and-school-funding/education-grants-deadline/.

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