Grants for Educators, Students, and Businesses
Partnership for Transition to Teaching Grant
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The College of Education at UCA seeks individuals with math and science backgrounds interested in becoming licensed math and science teachers. Special funding by the U.S. Department of Education is offering up to $5,000 to help highly qualified mid-career professionals or recent graduates make the transition into the classroom with a Master of Arts in Teaching from the College of Education. Funding will cover the actual costs of the total program. This program is designed for individuals without teaching credentials but wish to become a teacher in an expeditious way. In just five semesters, students can earn a Master of Arts in Teaching and secure a position in one of UCA’s partnership school districts, Little Rock School District or North Little Rock School District. [Learn more]
- The Requirements
- Applicants must have successfully completed a baccalaureate degree
- Graduates of the program must teach for three years in a partnership school district
- Additional exit requirements may apply
- The Application Process:
- Apply to the UCA Graduate School
- Apply to the UCA Graduate School
- Apply to the UCA Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT) Program
- Take and submit scores from the GRE or Praxis 1 exam
- Apply for the Partnership for Transition to Teaching grant funds
- More complete details can be found on the application page.
For more information, please contact Dr. Carolyn Williams, at [email protected] or by phone, 501.450.3627.
Attention Arkansas Environmental Education Association Members: the spring mini-Grant funding cycle is now open for formal educators.
The Arkansas Environmental Education Association is soliciting proposals of up to $500 for AEEA’s mini-grant program. The mini-grant program is designed to support, enhance and expand the implementation of environmental education throughout the state of Arkansas. The winning proposal will receive the grant check in August in time to be utilized during the start of the new school year. Applicants must be paid members of AEEA. If you are not a current member of AEEA I invite you to join! A membership application form can be downloaded at www.arkansasee.org/membership.htmland sent in with a check or you can pay online using a credit card through the PayPal option.
Download the AEEA Mini-Grant Application here.
AEEA Membership Information
Walton Family Foundation
The Walton Family Foundation contains K-12 grants for educators and classrooms alike at this link here.
Fort Smith Public Schools Foundation
The Fort Smith Public Schools Foundation, Inc. has scholarships, grants, and other financial resources for instructors and students for supporting education in Fort Smith, Arkansas at this link here.
North Little Rock Public Education Foundation
The North Little Rock Public Education Foundation has several grants for educators with a master application that can be applied for here.
Conway Public Schools Foundation
The Conway Public Schools Foundation has several grant and nomination opportunities for educators at this link.
Amazon Robotics Grants
Amazon lists out 100 robotics grants for educators at this link.
Winthrop Rockefeller Foundation
With their goal for economic, educational, and ethnic equity, the Winthrop Rockefeller Foundation has grants for educators at this link.
Bentonville Public Schools Foundation
From fitness to literature, the Bentonville Public Schools Foundation has several grants for educators and classroom programs here.
Springdale Public Schools Education Foundation
The Springdale Public Schools Education Foundation Board of Directors accepts requests for SPSEF grants here.
Mountain Home Education Foundation
With traditional scholarship awards and other grants, the Mountain Home Education Foundation has grants for educators from key industry sponsors here.
If you know about additional grants available for educators, students, or businesses, CONTACT US or fill out the form below to let us know!