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Angela Award

Award to a USA or Canada Female Student in
Grades 5-8 to Honor Exceptional Involvement in Science

Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

Funding Source:

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National Science Teachers Association (NSTA)

Deadline Date:

12/17/18 Midnight EST


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Award of $1,000 to a USA and territories or Canada female student in grades 5 through 8 for outstanding involvement in STEM. A strong passion for science is the main criteria for selection of the recipient. Additional criteria for judging include: evidence that the student’s interest in STEM has impacted others, evidence of sustained accomplishments or progress/interest in STEM, and quality of support materials.

The award has been established in honor of Gerry Wheeler and his outstanding dedication to NSTA and lifelong commitment to science education.

The awardee will be honored at the Teachers Awards Banquet at the NSTA National Conference and presented at her school.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 184710

Estimated Size of Grant:

$1,000 US EE Savings Bond or Canadian Savings Bond purchased for the equivalent issue price.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Any female student in grades 5–8 who is a resident of the USA, US Territories, or Canada, and is enrolled in full time public, private, or home-school is eligible.

NSTA employees, NSTA Board and Council members, award judges, and their immediate families are NOT eligible to apply.

Pre-Application Information:

Completed applications must be received by December 17, 2018. Use the online submission form to complete your application.

Upon receipt, all applications become the property of NSTA. Applications will not be returned. Late or faxed applications will not be accepted.

Contact Information:

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

To apply:

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Send questions by e-mail to

National Science Teachers Association
1840 Wilson Boulevard, Arlington VA 22201
(T) 703.243.7100 (F) 703.243.7177

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