Teacher & Student Awards/Recognition

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Albert Easton White Distinguished Teacher Award
ASM Materials Education Foundation
Application Deadline: February 1
Purpose:  To recognize unusually long and devoted service in teaching as well as
significant accomplishments in materials science and engineering, and an unusual ability to
inspire and impart enthusiasm to students..
Award: Plaque mounted on Walnut

Bradley Stoughton Award for Young Teachers
ASM Materials Education Foundation
Application Deadline: March 1
Purpose: The ASM Materials Education Foundation sponsors the Bradley Stoughton Award for Young Teachers that recognizes an outstanding teacher of materials science, materials engineering, design, and processing.
ASM members aged 35 or younger may be nominated and must demonstrate ability to impart knowledge and enthusiasm to students. Any ASM member may nominate candidates. Eligible nominees are US teachers of materials science, materials engineering, design, and processing in kindergarten through grade 12 that are current members. Nominators must request a link to the nomination form.
Award: $3,000 cash prize

Milken Educator Awards
Source: Milken Family Foundation
Application Deadline: Rolling: Candidates must be nominated by a panel appointed by their state's department of education.
Purpose: The award targets early-to-mid career education professionals for their already impressive achievements and for the promise of what they will accomplish in the future.
Award: $25,000

Farmers Insurance Thank America's Teachers
Source: Farmers Insurance
Application Cycles: Spring (Opens Jan.10:Application Deadline: February 27)
                                  Summer (Opens May 1: Application Deadline: May 30)
                                  Fall  (Opens Aug.1:Application Deadline: Sept. 27)
Purpose: To share a thank you with a special teacher who touched your life- and give them the chance to make their educational vision a reality for their classroom and community.
Award: $2,500

NEA Student Achievement Grants
Source: The NEA Foundation
Application Deadline: June 1, October 15, February 1
Purpose: To enable educators to take the lead on a wide range of projects to improve student learning.
Note: Currently giving preference to proposals that incorporate STEM and/or global learning into projects.
Award:  Two levels of funding available $2,000 and $5,000



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