Duke Energy STEM Education Grant

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The intent of the Duke Energy grants is to provide funds for classroom teachers for STEM education projects and programs.  It is available to all schools in the Haywood County School system.  Duke Energy would like to focus educational opportunities for students in its service region in the areas of science, technology, engineering and mathematics.

GRANT GUIDELINES

  1. Grant applications will be accepted through Monday, October 1, 2018.
  2. Grant awards will be made by the Haywood County Schools Foundation by October 31, 2018.
  3. Grant applications must be complete in order to be considered for funding.
  4. Grant requests generally should not exceed $400.00.
  5. Partial funding may be provided.
  6. Duke Energy employees may visit classes to observe projects.
  7. Each project grantee must submit copies of invoices to the Haywood County Schools Foundation Executive Director.
  8. Requests should be submitted electronically using the below form.

SELECTION CRITERIA

The Duke Energy STEM Grant Application will be screened for funding by the Grant and Allocations Committee of the Haywood County Schools Foundation Board.  The Grant and Allocations Committee will recommend funding to the Haywood County Schools Foundation Board based on STEM instructional educational value, realistic goals and objectives, budget and activities which have a positive and direct influence on students.  The decision of the Haywood County Schools Foundation Board is final.

APPLICATION Deadline: Monday, October 1, 2018

Applicant name

Date

School

Principal name *NOTE: By entering the principal's name, you are verifying that the principal has approved this grant application.

Grade or subject taught

E-mail

Project title

Brief Project Description *2 paragraphs max (include merit of project - motivational or achievement potential for students, project outline)

Number of Students Involved in Project

State Core Objectives to be addressed (state specific core objective numbers)

Budget - 2 paragraphs max (please be specific)