Please provide a valid first name.Please provide a valid last name.Please provide a valid email address.Please upload a resume in *.doc or *.txt format.Please enter the name of your school.Please enter the name of your school district.Invalid InputPlease enter the street address for your school.Please enter the city your school is located in.Please enter your school's state.Please enter a valid zip code for your school.Invalid InputPlease provide your principal's first name.Please provide your principal's last nameplease provide a valid email where your principal can be reached at.Please provide a valid phone number for your school.Please select whether you are a member of the Association of American Educators or not.Please let us know how many years you have been a member for.Please let us know your reason for joining AAE.Please enter the grades your teach.Please select the subject(s) this scholarship will help improve your practice inPlease provide a 3-5 word summary of your scholarship.Please upload your scholarship application in *.doc or *.txt file format.Please acknowledge that you understand the grant terms.Please acknowledge that you understand the grant terms.Please acknowledge that the information provided is truthful.
AAE Teacher Scholarship Application


Association of American Educators Foundation Teacher Scholarship Application

 

Available Awards
Grants are available for up to $500.  Due to an increase in volume of applications, grants are highly competitive and we can only provide funds to a fraction of those that apply.  If you would like to help provide funds so that we can provide more awards, please do so on our donation page.


Teacher Scholarship Funding Options
Teacher scholarships can be used for a wide variety of professional development opportunities and materials.  These include conferences, inservices, and materials for PLCs.  The scholarship will cover all associated costs with attending these events or obtaining these materials.  Teacher scholarships do not cover classes or materials in pursuit of a graduate degree.


Eligibility
Classroom grants
are available to all full-time educators who have not received a scholarship or grant from AAE in the past two years. Awards are competitive. AAE members receive additional weight in the scoring rubric. Join AAE today.

Several state chapters of AAE host state-specific competitions, applicants from those states will not be considered for the national program. If your state is listed, please click on it to be taken to the application for your state-specific contest: Arkansas, Colorado, Idaho, Kansas, Oregon, and Washington.


Application Deadlines

Autumn:  October 1st               Spring:  March 1st

*Online applications must be received before 11:59pm EST on the day of the deadline to be considered.

Please fill out the application below.  All fields are required.
Part I - Contact Information
Teacher's Information
Teacher's First Name Teacher's Last Name
Please provide a valid first name. Please provide a valid last name.
Teacher's Primary Email
Please provide a valid email address.Most communication will be done via email. Please make sure that this is an email account that you check regularly.
Please attach a resume or CV that adequately illustrates your teaching career and shines a light on how you've been a leader in your school.
Resume
Please upload a resume in *.doc or *.txt format.
School Information School Name Please enter the name of your school.

School District or City Please enter the name of your school district.
Type of School Invalid Input
School Street Address Please enter the street address for your school.
School City Please enter the city your school is located in.
School State Please enter your school's state.
School Zip Code Please enter a valid zip code for your school.
School Phone Number Please provide a valid phone number for your school.
Principal's Information
Title Principal's First Name Principal's Last Name
Invalid Input Please provide your principal's first name. Please provide your principal's last name
Principal's Email
please provide a valid email where your principal can be reached at.

Part II - Membership in the Association of American Educators
Are you an AAE Member?Please select whether you are a member of the Association of American Educators or not.
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If so, how many years?Please let us know how many years you have been a member for.
What was your reason for joining AAE?Please let us know your reason for joining AAE.


Part III - Grant Information
Please fill select the grade level and subject the grant is being applied for.
Grade level that you primarily teachPlease enter the grades your teach.
Subject area that benefits from this trainingPlease select the subject(s) this scholarship will help improve your practice in
Please provide a 3-5 word summary of the professional development acitivity you will be taking part in.Please provide a 3-5 word summary of your scholarship.

Scholarship Application

Attach a scholarship application that describes the grant you are applying for by answering the following questions in a Microsoft Word or a basic text document.

This part of the application is scored blind and should not contain any identifying information including your name, your school, or your city.  Including identifying information in this part of the grant may cause it to be rejected.

Due to the volume of applications that we receive and the size of awards that AAE gives out, we will not consider applications seeking scholarships in persuit of a degree.

Please attach documents in .doc or .txt file types only.

  1. A short description of the professional development activity you are applying for, including a syllabus, schedule, or some other list of the topics covered.
  2. Why is this professional development is important to your growth as an educator?
  3. How will your attendance at this event be of benefit to your students?
  4. How do you plan to integrate your new knowledge into your everyday classroom routines and instruction?
Scholarship ApplicationPlease upload your scholarship application in *.doc or *.txt file format.
Please acknowledge that you understand the grant terms.
Please acknowledge that you understand the grant terms.
Please acknowledge that the information provided is truthful.

 

Due to the large volume of applications, incomplete applications, those in incompatible formats, and those that include identifying information in the application section will be automatically disqualified.

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