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Other Opportunities

Other Opportunities

  • CenturyLink Teachers and Technology Program
    The CenturyLink Clarke M. Williams Foundation's Teachers and Technology grants are designed to help fund projects that advance student success through the innovative use of technology. (Current application window is closed.)
  • Gallery Collection Create-A-Greeting-Card Scholarship
    $10,000 scholarship awarded to the winner of the Create-A-Greeting Card competition. Eligible applicants are high school, college, and university students enrolled at any time during the latter half of the applicable academic year. (Current application window is closed.)
  • Great Outdoors Colorado: School Yard Initiative Grant
    (Due January 9, 2018)

    Our School Yard Initiative (SYI) funds projects to inspire more active physical play and enhance outdoor learning on school grounds. All  projects must be designed, in part, by students.
  • LifeChanger of the Year
    (17-18 nomination window is open.)

    LifeChanger of the Year is an annual program sponsored by National Life Group that recognizes and rewards K-12 educators and school employees across the country.
  • National Excellence in Urban Education Award Program
    Each year NCUST holds it's National Excellence in Urban Education Education symposium, part of which is an awards ceremony to acknowledge and reward outstanding urban school who have raised the bar for urban schools everywhere. (Current application window is closed.)
  • Kars4Kids Small Grant Program 
    The Kars4Kids Small Grant Program is dedicated to supporting educational initiatives around the world, helping us impact more children. Applicants may apply for small grants for libraries, after school programs, mentoring, weekend programming, incentives for continued reading and math work in the summer, combating bullying and more.

  • National Merit Scholarship
    The National Merit Scholarship Program is an academic competition for recognition and scholarships that began in 1955, which recognizes outstanding student performance on the PSAT/NMSQT.
  • National WWII Museum Annual Essay Contest
    Annual student essay contest sponsored by the National WWII Museum. Eligible applicants are any middle and high school students. (Current application window is closed.)
  • The Prudential Spirit of Community Awards
    Each year Prudential selects a group of young Americans to the Prudential Spirit of Community Awards program for national recognition based on their outstanding achievements in community service. (Due November, 7, 2017)
  • School Wellness Funding and Awards
    View multiple funding and award opportunities available on the Office of School Nutrition's School Wellness page.
  • The Succeeds Prize
    (Due August 1, 2017)
    The Succeeds Prize honors the transformational impact Colorado’s public schools and educators are leading across the state. It also serves as a year-long campaign to implement and scale successful innovations and best practices so that every student in Colorado can benefit.
  • What Can You Do With A Mobile Mini
    Enter the “What Can You Do with a Mobile Mini?” contest by describing how your school used a Mobile Mini storage container to transform space inside the school to a more – or better – functional learning environments. (Current application window is closed.)

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