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Funding for Nationally Designed Computing Education Curriculum & Professional Development

October 1, 2017

Most students express an interest in a rich understanding of computing and want to learn more about how to create in a computing environment, yet computing classes often appeal to a subset of the student population and lack diversity. The National Science Foundation(NSF) is helping to fund Oregon high schools interested in adopting  a national, equity-based, evidence-supported curriculum called Exploring Computer Science (ECS). ECS focuses on developing a welcoming and inclusive environment [...]

FIRST Robotics Grant Opportunity

August 8, 2017

FIRST – For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology – is an international program with the stated mission to: “…inspire young people to be science and technology leaders, by engaging them in exciting mentor-based programs that build science, engineering, and technology skills that inspire innovation, and that foster well-rounded life capabilities including self-confidence, communication, and leadership.” The purpose of this grant is to: Increase the number of students [...]

2016-2017 FIRST Robotics Grants-Deadline is June 17

June 8, 2016

We are pleased to announce that applications are now being accepted for 2016-2017 FIRST Robotics Grant “…inspire young people to be science and technology leaders, by engaging them in exciting mentor-based programs that build science, engineering, and technology skills that inspire innovation, and that foster well-rounded life capabilities including self-confidence, communication, and leadership.” Categories: FIRST LEGO League (grades 4-8) FIRST Tech Challenge (grades 7-12) FIRST Robotics [...]

Solar Scholarship

May 12, 2016

Solar Action Alliance is excited to offer one $1000 scholarship to a hardworking, motivated student. Solar Action Alliance is a platform for a large group of like-minded people who are concerned about the environment and what the world will be like in the future if nothing is done to conserve its energy sources. Solar energy is available freely, it’s abundant, it’s clean, it’s reliable and what is the most important thing it’s renewable energy from the sun. Far less of the world’s [...]

Fab School Lab Makeover Grant Accepting Applications Until June 17, 2016

April 12, 2016

We’re on a mission to get students excited about science, technology, engineering and mathematics – better known as STEM. Why? Because we want today’s students to be a part of tomorrow’s solutions – using STEM to create, design and solve for the needs and demands to come that will make our lives better and easier. But for that to be possible, students need access to the latest learning tools and technologies and unfortunately, too many of today’s technology labs and science [...]

ACPE scholarship application will close February 14 at 5 pm

February 11, 2016

For 2016, the Association of Computer Professionals in Education (ACPE) has allocated up to $10,000 for scholarships of up to $2,500 each for students in Oregon and Washington. These scholarships are available to graduating high school seniors who have been actively involved in the use of technology during their high school careers and are planning to pursue studies in a technology-related field. [...]

Upcoming RFP for STEM Programs

December 18, 2015

  Attention Public Colleges and Universities: Upcoming RFP for STEM Programs Salem, OR | The Higher Education Coordinating Commission (HECC) is pleased to share an upcoming opportunity. The 2015 Oregon Legislature provided start-up funding of $2 million to recruit, retain and support under served students for programs offered at community colleges and public universities that lead to high wage and high demand jobs related to science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM), [...]

TEALS school application open for the 2016-17 school year, deadline Jan 31st.

December 11, 2015

The TEALS school application is now open for the 2016-17 school year. Is your high school looking to start computer science programs? The deadline for high schools to apply is January 31st. Schools will be interviewed during January and February, and partner school selection will be finalized the week of February 16th. [...]

Vernier Engineering Contest, application deadline Jan15th

December 9, 2015

Vernier Software & Technology is committed to helping educators develop the next generation of engineers and scientists. To show their support, Vernier will recognize three instructors, one middle school, one high school, and one college instructor, with the $5,500 Vernier Engineering Award. [...]
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