Grants in amounts of up to $2,500 are awarded in support of innovative and results-oriented educational opportunities that enable educators to enhance their impact on students and enrich the subject and/or content being taught in the classroom. Grant opportunities can include local, state, and national conferences, workshops, or seminars; foreign travel; innovative classroom experiences; educational travel to be incorporated into the classroom and/or school curriculum; and other professional growth and enrichment opportunities.
All projects submitted should take place between April 1, 2018 and March 31, 2019.
The deadline for applications is Thursday, February 15 at 5:00pm. An advisory committee of professional educators will review applications; applicants will be notified of funding decisions in April.
The Foundation will be offering an informational webinar on January 30 at 4:30pm for
educators who would like more information on the application and selection processes. The webinar will include an overview of the grant process, a demonstration of the online application, and the opportunity to ask questions. Educators should RVSP to Madelyn McCaully at firstname.lastname@example.org if they plan to join the session.
For more information or to apply, please visit www.wsfoundation.org and click on “Grant Seekers,” then “Teacher Grants.” You may also contact Madelyn McCaully at (336) 725-2382 or email@example.com.