Mathematics Graduate Course Work Scholarships for Grades 6-8 Teachers
- Type: Foundations
- Source: National Council of Teachers of Mathematics
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- Award Min: $0.00
- Award Max: $2,000.00
- Quantity: Unknown
- Deadline: Nov 07, 2014
The applicant must (1) be a current (on or before October 15, 2014) Full Individual or E-Member of NCTM or teach at a school with a current (on or before October 15, 2014) NCTM Pre-K–8 school membership; (2) have taught school mathematics at least three years; and (3) intend to remain in teaching. No person(s) may receive more than one award administered by the Mathematics Education Trust in the same academic year. Past recipients of this scholarship are not eligible to reapply. Courses are to be completed between June 1, 2015, and May 31, 2016.
The purpose of this grant is to provide financial support for improving teachers’ understanding of mathematics by completing graduate course work in mathematics. For 2015–2016, scholarships will be awarded to persons currently teaching at the grades 6–8 level. Primary emphasis is placed on appropriate mathematics content courses. Mathematics education courses may also qualify if a suitable rationale is provided by the applicant.
Proposals must address the following: rationale for the coursework, anticipated instructional improvements and expected impact on student learning outcomes. The application packet must be postmarked by November 7, 2014. Faxed copies will not be accepted. Contact Information: National Council of Teachers of Mathematics 1906 Association Drive Reston, VA 20191-1502 TEL: (800) 235-7566 or (703) 620-9840 FAX: (703) 476-2970 firstname.lastname@example.org