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Amgen Award for Science Teaching Excellence (AASTE) Program

Type: Foundations
Source: Amgen Foundation
Program: Amgen Award for Science Teaching Excellence (AASTE) Program
Eligibility: Applicants for this award must be full-time classroom teachers of grades K–12 in a public or private school setting and whose major responsibilities include teaching science. Additionally, applicants must serve one single school facility located in communities in which Amgen has key operating sites. For the 2014 awards, this specifically includes the following communities:
California
Ventura County
San Francisco Bay Area (including Alameda, Contra Costa, Marin, San Francisco, San Mateo, and Santa Clara Counties)
Colorado
Front Range Counties (including Adams, Arapahoe, Boulder, Broomfield, Clear Creek, Denver, Douglas, Gilpin, Grand, Jackson, Jefferson, Larimer, Park, Summit, and Weld)
Kentucky
Jefferson County
Massachusetts
Essex, Middlesex, Norfolk, and Suffolk Counties
Puerto Rico (all)

Rhode Island (all)

Washington
King and Snohomish Counties
Canada (all)

Applicants must be teaching full time at time of application submission and throughout the following academic year. Applicants must have at least three full years of experience teaching science in grades K–12.
Immediate-family members (parent, child, sibling and/or spouse) of Amgen staff are not eligible to receive this award.
Teachers who are past winners of AASTE are not eligible.
Schools that are past recipients of AASTE are not eligible in consecutive years.
Purpose: The Amgen Award For Science Teaching Excellence (AASTE) Is An Annual Awards Program That Recognizes Extraordinary Contributions By Educators Across The United States, Puerto Rico And Canada Who Are Elevating The Level Of Science Literacy Through Creativity In The Classroom And Motivation Of Students. An Independent Panel Of Judges Selects The Winners Based On A Variety Of Criteria Including, Among Others, A Teacher's Ability To Effectively Engage Students While Deepening Their Scientific Understanding, The Plan For The Use Of Grant Money To Improve Science Education Resources In Their Schools, And A Letter Of Recommendation. Since The Program's Inception In 1992, Amgen Has Awarded Over $3 Million To Public And Private School Science Teachers, Grades K-12, In Communities In Which Amgen Operates. In The US, The Award Is Provided By The Amgen Foundation And In Canada, This Award Is Provided By Amgen Inc.
Deadline: 01-28-2014
Award Max: $5,000.00
Quantity: Unknown
Period: Award.
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For further information about the awards program, please contact us at 805-447-4056 or amgenfoundation@amgen.com.
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