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10 Tips for Writing Effective Scholarship Essays

Read the instructions and make sure you understand them before you start writing. Think about what you are going to write and organize your thoughts before you start writing. Begin the writing process by writing an outline. Make sure your outline touches on every aspect required per the instructions. Write your essay by elaborating on […]

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Constellation Invites Students to Apply for 2012 E2 Energy Grants Program

Deadline: October 1, 2012 Constellation energy company has announced the launch of its 2012 E2Energy to Educate Grants program, which provides funding for student projects designed to increase understanding of energy-related science and technology issues. In 2011, the program awarded more than $500,000 nationwide. The student projects included hands-on wind turbine design, electric and solar […]

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Lowe’s Toolbox for Education Accepting Applications for Fall 2012 K-12 Public School Improvement Projects

Deadline: October 12, 2012 Funded by the Lowe’s Charitable and Educational Foundation, the Lowe’s Toolbox for Education programprovides grant awards of up to $5,000 to support school improvement projects at K-12 public schools in the United States. Now in its sixth year, the program has donated over $25 million to more than five thousand schools. […]

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Kids In Need Foundation Offers K-12 Teacher Grants to Support Innovative Classroom Projects

Deadline: September 30, 2012 A program of the Kids In Need Foundation, Kids In Need Teacher Grants provide K-12 educators with funding to provide innovative learning opportunities for their students. Teacher Grant awards range from $100 to $500 and are intended to be used to finance creative classroom projects. The number of grants awarded varies […]

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NEA Foundation-Nickelodeon Big Help Grants Available to K-8 Public School Educators

Deadline: October 15, 2012 Sponsored by Nickelodeon and the NEA Foundation, NEA Foundation-Nickelodeon Big Help Grants provide up to $5,000 to K-8 public school educators in the United States. The Big Help Grants program is dedicated to the development and implementation of ideas, techniques, and approaches to addressing four key concerns — environmental awareness, health […]

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FirstEnergy Accepting STEM Grant Applications From Educators

Deadline: September 17, 2012 FirstEnergy Corp., an energy company serving Ohio, Pennsylvania, West Virginia, New Jersey, Maryland, and Virginia, is offering education grants of up to $500 for creative classroom projects planned for the 2012-13 school year. FirstEnergy Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics Classroom Grants are awarded for creative, individual classroom projects for grades pre-K-12. […]

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