How to apply: Apply for the following opportunities online at /about-nshss/educators/. Select “Register as an Educator.” Then click the Grants link at the top of your dashboard after you log in. If you are already registered as an Educator with NSHSS, log in to your dashboard to apply for these opportunities: https://www.nshss.org/dashboard/grants/. PLEASE NOTE THAT YOU DO NOT NEED TO SELECT THE ‘‘ACCEPT INVITATION’’ BUTTON OR ASK FOR A CONFIRMATION CODE (which is for students only).
NSHSS School Counselor Appreciation Grant
NSHSS, in collaboration with the American School Counselor Association, is pleased to offer three $1,000 grants to enable ASCA members to attend the 2016 national conference in New Orleans, July 9-12. The funds may be used to defray the costs of conference registration, travel and accommodations. Eligibility: Any high school counselor and ASCA member currently employed at a public or private high school in the United States. Applications available: February 1, 2016. Deadline: March 31, 2016
NSHSS is providing three $1,000 grants to be used during 2016 to help defray costs of educational conference registration, travel, and accommodations. Eligibility: Any high school teacher or counselor currently employed at a public or private high school in the United States or internationally. Deadline: January 31, 2016. Recipients will be notified by February 15, 2016, and must accept by March 1, 2016.
Congratulations to our 2015 Conference Grant recipients:
Ronald Brandt, University High School, Tolleson, AZ
Raul Garcia, West Orange High School, West Orange, NJ
Daniel Goman, Explorations Academy, Bronx, NY
IB Teacher Grants
$500 grants open to teachers in International Baccalaureate programs. Funds may be used for supplies, materials, field trips or other resources to enhance the the delivery of International Baccalaureate courses. Application available: September 19, 2016. Deadline: October 24, 2016
DECA Chapter Advisor Grant: In partnership with DECA, NSHSS has established a Claes Nobel DECA Advisor Leadership Award to recognize the outstanding contributions of DECA advisors who consistently demonstrate their commitment to preparing students for success in college and in life. Two awards of $1,000 will be presented to DECA Advisors at the DECA International Career Conference, April 23-26, 2016, in Nashville, Tennessee. Eligible candidates must be active DECA Advisors currently offering direct instruction at a public or private school in the United States or abroad. Application requires a resume, personal statement, principal’s recommendation, and photo. Deadline: December 31, 2016
Congratulations to our 2015 Claes Nobel DECA Advisor Leadership Award recipients:
Michelle Camp, DECA Advisor, Maumelle High School, Maumelle, Arkansas
Troy Davis, DECA Advisor, Yorktown High School, Yorktown, Indiana
Advanced Placement Teacher Grants
$500 grants to support Advanced Placement instruction in any subject. Funds may be used for supplies, materials, field trips or other resources to enhance the delivery of Advanced Placement courses. The 2015 application is now closed. Apply for this grant in 2016. Eligibility: Any high school teacher or counselor currently employed at a public or private high school in the United States or internationally.
Application available August 15, 2016. Deadline: September 23, 2016
Higher Education Degree Grant:
We are honored to recognize our Claes Nobel Educators of Distinction and in order to help educators achieve their professional development goals, NSHSS is providing four (4) awards of $2,500 each to help with the costs of tuition and course-related expenses for teachers and counselors who are enrolling in university courses in Summer 2016, Fall, 2016, or Spring 2017. Application available: October 1, 2015. Deadline: February 15, 2016
Congratulations to our 2015 NSHSS Higher Education Grant recipients:
Christen Campbell, French teacher, Chapel Hill High School, Chapel Hill, North Carolina
Anne Gill, AP Biology teacher, Cy-Fair High School, Cypress, Texas
Regina O’Neal, Spanish teacher; World Languages Department Chair, Baltimore Polytechnic Institute, Baltimore, Maryland
Amy Perruso, Social Studies teacher, Mililani High School, Mililani, Hawaii