GRANTS AND FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES - 08.20.12
The Fulbright Classroom Teacher Exchange Program provides opportunities for teachers to participate in direct exchanges of positions with colleagues from other countries for a semester or academic year.
By living and working in the cultures of their host countries, Fulbright teachers gain an understanding and appreciation of the similarities and differences in national cultures and education systems.
Maximum award: year-long or semester-long direct exchange of teaching positions with a counterpart in another country teaching the same subject(s) at the same level.
Eligibility: full-time U.S. teachers.
Deadline: October 15, 2012.
Clorox Power a Bright Future Grants aim to provide necessary resources to help support school programs that enrich kids’ lives.
Maximum award: $50,000.
Eligibility: Anyone at least 18 years old at time of entry can nominate an accredited K-12, public or private school program.
Deadline: October 17, 2012.
The Prudential Spirit of Community Awards honor young people in grades 5 through 12 who have demonstrated exemplary voluntary service to their communities.
Maximum award: $1,000 and a trip to Washington, D.C.
Eligibility: Students grades 5-12 who have conducted a volunteer service activity within the past year.
Deadline: November 13, 2012.