For the third consecutive year, AT&T has partnered with the Community Foundation of the Virgin Islands (CFVI) to make available grants to promote science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) education projects in public school settings throughout the Territory.
The Virgin Islands AT&T STEM grants will range from $250 to $5,000 per award, and are open to professionals in the U.S. Virgin Islands public school system to implement an innovative project in the classroom or school. New this year is the inclusion of professionals working in public preschool settings (Head Start) as eligible to apply.
Funding will be awarded on a competitive basis for projects that seek to improve student achievement in STEM fields, with priority given to proposals where students are directly involved in the project and the project includes a collaborative component. Project descriptions should be clear and well organized and a realistic budget must be provided. Activities should improve student learning and outcomes should be measurable and substantive.
Applications for the 2017-2018 AT&T STEM Grants should be submitted to CFVI no later than Monday, January 15, 2018 through an online form: https://bit.ly/CFVIATTSTEMgrantapp. Successful applicants must agree to submit a brief written report, receipts for expenditures and, if possible, visual documentation, on the use of the grant at the end of the grant cycle.
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