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Student Achievement Grants

Sponsored by: NEA Foundation

Applicants must be current public school teachers in PreK-12, public school education support professionals or faculty or staff at public higher education institutions. Preference is given to those who work with economically disadvantaged students and NEA members. The grants may be used for materials, supplies, equipment, transportation, software or scholars-in-residence and in some cases professional development. The work should "engage students in critical thinking and problem solving that deepens their knowledge of standards-based subject matter."


Application Deadline February 1; June 1; October 15
Scholarship, Grant, Fellowship or Contest Scholarship
Awarded every year? yes
Renewable? no
Must be repaid? no
Required to attend a specific school? no
Is a separate application required? yes



Max $5,000

Contact Information

NEA Foundation
NEA Foundation
1201 16th Street NW
Suite 416
Washington, DC 20036 United States

Phone: 202-822-7840
Fax: 202-822-7779

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