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COVID-19 Relief Scholarship & Grant Program


COVID-19 Relief Scholarship & Grant Program
 

Available Awards
Awards are available for up to $500 for educators who have been impacted by school closures or other impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic in the U.S.


Funding Options

Awardees will be given up to $500 to spend on:

  1. Professional development costs related to obtaining new skills

  2. Costs related to the implementation of distance learning during school closures.

  3. Materials, programs, or projects related to the reopening of schools after the pandemic.

  4. Materials, programs, or projects that integrate new ideas, knowledge, or resources into the classroom once schools reopen.

  5. Materials, programs, or professional development related to maximizing student learning and minimizing student learning loss

Funds will be provided on a reimbursement basis. Reimbursement must be sought within one calendar year of being awarded.


Eligibility
Awards
are available to all PreK-12, full-time educators who have not received a scholarship or grant from AAE in the past year. Applicants must be employed by a U.S. educational institution. Awards are competitive. AAE members receive additional consideration. Join AAE today. 


SPECIAL APPLICATION PROCESS AND DEADLINE

Applications will be considered on a rolling basis. The deadline has been extended to August 31, 2020.

*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.

 

If you win, we will submit a press release to your local paper(s). If you know the name of your local paper(s), please provide it/them below:

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Have you won any awards, sat on any committees, provided testimony, or otherwise been recognized in connection to your work as an educator?

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School Information School Name Please enter the name of your school.

School District or City Please enter the name of your school district.
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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
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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 - Proposal
Please fill select the grade level and subject the grant is being applied for.
Grade Level:Please enter the grade or grades the grant is being requested for.
Subject Area:Please select the subject(s) the grant will be used for.

 

Award TypePlease specify grant or scholarship.

Why are you seeking funds? Please choose the option that best describes your purpose.






Funds Used For:
Indicate how you will use your funds.

Please indicate the category that best describes what you will purchase with your funds.

Proposal Topic:

Indicate your proposal topic
Please choose the category that best represents the topic or nature of the professional development or the purpose of your proposal.
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Proposal

Choose the question set below that matches the type of application you are submitting (using your answer to the award type question above). In a Microsoft Word or a text document, answer all five questions.

This part of the application will scored blind. As you answer the question, please avoid personal information that could be used to identify you, your students, or your school.

Unfortunately, our system is not compatible with Google Doc or Apple Pages uploads, please convert these documents into text documents.

 

Question Set 1 (Award Type 1 or 5)

  1. Provide an overview of the professional development you are going to attend, including the name of the professional develpment, the name of the organization putting on the PD, the dates the PD  will be taking place, and the location or method of instruction.
  2. In a 2-column table, list the items and costs you are anticipating you will need reimbursement for. This may include registration fees, travel costs, mileage reimbursement, hotel fees, and other costs associated with participation. Include a total cost at the bottom.
  3. Describe in detail why you are seeking this training out and why this professional development is needed in your career or classroom (100 words)
  4. Describe in detail the skills, competencies, and/or new knowledge that you will gain from this professional development and how this professional development will provide you with that skill or information (100 words).
  5. Describe in detail the impact that this professional development will have on your classroom, career, and/or community. Include how you plan to implement the new knowledge and skills you have gained (100 words).
Question Set 2 (Award Type 2-5)
  1. Without including names or identifying information, provide some general information about the demographics of your students, school, and/or community.
  2. In a 2-column table, list the items you want to purchase and their approximate cost. Include a total cost at the bottom of the table.
  3. Describe in detail what led you to seek funding. Include information about the specific need of your students, class, school, and/or community. Also include if you considered any research (100 words).
  4. Describe in detail how the program, project, or materials will be used and implemented. Include lesson plans, unit overviews, additional people involved and timelines as necessary (100 words).
  5. Describe in detail the impact that the purchased materials will have on your students, school, or community. Include information on specific benefits you hope to see and how you will be able to judge your own success (100 words).
Anonymity: Please specify your understanding of the need for anonymity. I understand that any information in the uploaded document below should be free of identifying information, including my name, students names, and my school name.

 

Upload ProposalPlease upload your grant proposal 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.




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