The Kennedy Center/Stephen Sondheim Inspirational Teacher Awards

Grant

Award

  • Award Min: $0.00
  • Award Max: $10,000.00
  • Quantity: Unknown

Timing

  • Deadline: Dec 15, 2013

Eligibility:
For The Students (Nominators):

Nominators must be at least 18 years of age.
Nominators must have been the Nominee’s student; no nominations by peers, parents of students, etc. will be accepted.
Nominators must no longer be enrolled in the school where the Nominee was their teacher.
For The Teachers (Nominees):

Nominees must be legal residents of the United States. Nominees for posthumous awards must have been legal residents of the United States.
Nominees must teach or have taught in a K-12 school, or college, or university in the United States.
Teachers of all grade levels and subject areas are eligible.
Additional Requirements For Posthumous Awards:

Nominators must designate a 501(c)3 organization or fund within a K-12 school, school system, college, or university in the United States to receive the $10,000 award in the deceased teacher's name.

Purpose:
Each Year, The Kennedy Center/Stephen Sondheim Inspirational Teacher Awards Will Solicit Nominations From The General Public And Notable Public Figures, Providing The Opportunity To Submit Stories About Teachers And Professors Who Made A Significant Difference In Their Lives.

On March 22, Stephen Sondheim's Birthday, A Select Number Of These Teachers Will Each Receive The Kennedy Center/Stephen Sondheim Inspirational Teacher Award - $10,000 In Appreciation For Their Contributions To The Field Of Teaching. Awardees Will Also Be Showcased, Along With The People They Inspired, On The Kennedy Center/Stephen Sondheim Inspirational Teacher Awards Web Site.

The Kennedy Center/Stephen Sondheim Inspirational Teacher Awards Were Created In 2010 In Honor Of Stephen Sondheim's 80th Birthday And Were Initiated And Funded Through The Generous Support Of Freddie And Myrna Gershon.

Additional Info:
Questions? Contact us dl@kennedy-center.org