Description: The NEA Foundation grant aims to improve the academic achievement of students in U.S. public schools and public higher educational institutions. The proposed work should engage students in critical thinking and problem-solving. Proposals for work resulting in low-income and minority student success with honors, advanced placement, or other challenging curricula are particularly encouraged.
Eligibility: K-12 public school teachers, support professionals, or faculty and staff at public higher education institutions. Administrators may not apply for Student Achievement Grants. Preference will be given to members of the National Education Association.
To Apply: Applicants must complete an application. All proposals must be submitted through the NEA Foundation's online grant system.
Grant Amount: $5,000
Deadline: October 15, 2014; February 1, 2015; June 1, 2015