NCSS Grant for the Enhancement of Geographic Literacy

Funding Agency:
National Council for the Social Studies

The NCSS Grant for the Enhancement of Geographic Literacy was created to promote geography education in the schools; to enhance the geographic literacy of students at the classroom, district, or statewide level; and to encourage the integration of geography into the social studies curriculum/classroom. Award winners receive $2,500, a commemorative award, present a session on their work at the NCSS Annual Conference or via webinar/webcast at a later date, and up to $800 in travel reimbursement when presenting their work at the NCSS Conference.

Deadline: May 31, 2019

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Eligibility Requirements

  • Programs, not individuals, individual lessons or units, which will enhance the geographic literacy of students at the classroom, district, or statewide levels.
  • Recipients may be individuals or groups in school districts, public institutions, or universities.
  • Proposals from individuals having already received this grant may be considered after three-years from the last time they received this grant.
  • Nominees must agree to be available to present their work at the NCSS Annual Conference and via webinar or other outreach means if selected as the recipient of the grant.

Amount

$2,500

Funding Type

Grant

Category

Community Outreach and Engagement
Curriculum Development

External Deadline

May 31, 2019