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Alan Shepard Technology in Education Award

Award to a USA K-12 Educator to Recognize
Excellence in Technology Education

Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

Funding Source:

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Astronauts Memorial Foundation (AMF), Space Foundation, National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)

Deadline Date:

01/10/20 Postmarked


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Award of $1,000 to a USA K-12 formal or informal educator to recognize excellence in the creation and execution of a technology program. Priority is given to programs that focus on aeronautics and/or aerospace. Applicants should demonstrate how the participating students benefit from the program. The selection criteria are innovation, excellence, program type, and future consideration.

The Award will be presented at the 36th National Space Symposium in Colorado Springs, Colorado. The winner will be flown to Colorado Springs, where hotel accommodations will be provided for 3 nights and 4 days (Sunday-Wednesday). The winner will receive a commemorative trophy with his or her name engraved and a monetary award of $1,000. In addition, the Award winner's name will be placed on a plaque honoring past recipients that is housed in the Center for Space Education at the Kennedy Space Center in Florida.

For information on selection criteria, please see the Application Guidelines documents in the Supporting Documents field below. 

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 177360

Estimated Size of Grant:

There is a monetary award of $1,000.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

The Alan Shepard Technology in Education Award is open to all K-12 formal and informal educators from across the nation.

Pre-Application Information:

Submissions must be postmarked or submitted online no later than January 10, 2020.
The Award will be presented: March 30- April 2, 2019.

Contact Information:

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

To apply online:

If you have questions, please contact The Astronauts Memorial Foundation:
Phone: 321-452-2887

The Astronauts Memorial Foundation
The Alan Shepard Award
State Road 405
Building M6-306, Room 5000
Kennedy Space Center, FL 32899

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