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Toyota TAPESTRY Grants

posted Oct 14, 2009, 12:54 PM by Maureen Maidrand

eadline Extended for Toyota TAPESTRY Grants for Science Teachers

Good news! The deadline to submit proposals for the Toyota TAPESTRY Grants for Science Teachers has been extended to Thursday, March 3, 2011, at 11:59 EST. Science educators with innovative project ideas that enhance science education in their school and/or school district are encouraged to apply. The program is open to middle and high school science teachers and elementary teachers who teach some science in the classroom.

Fifty large grants totaling $500,000 will be awarded this academic year. Individual science teachers or a team of up to five can submit proposals in the category of environmental science education. Subcategories from which applicants may choose include: biotic (all living factors) and abiotic (all nonliving factors such as pollution, oil, energy, human interventions, water, soil, air, temperature, etc.).

Recipients of Toyota TAPESTRY grants will be notified in April 2011. Nonrecipients will be notified in June 2011. If you have questions, please contact the program director