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Fourth Annual Friends of the Lincoln Collection High School Essay Contest
Deadline: 01/10/2020
Type: Foundation
During the Civil War, there were three amendments passed. The 13th Amendment banned slavery and involuntary servitude. The 14th Amendment defined a citizen as any person born or naturalized in the United States. The 15th Amendment prohibited governments from denying U.S. citizens the right to vote based on race, color, or past servitude. Students are encouraged to formulate an original response to this prompt: If you could transport yourself back in time to when the Civil War Amendments were created, what additional amendment would you have written in order to increase the chances that the United States of 2020 would be a nation without racism?  
Letters About Literature
Deadline: 01/10/2020
Type: Other
Letters About Literature is a statewide writing contest for students in grades 4-12. The program invites students to read a book of their choice, reflect on it, and write a personal letter to the author explaining how the book changed their views of the world and/or themselves.
Earthwatch Teacher Fellows
Deadline: 01/10/2020
Type: Other
To offer teachers the opportunity to step away from their desks and out of the classroom for an outdoor environmental learning experience. Teachers will experience scientific research first-hand, providing you with the tools to make science come alive in your classroom. Each year, we select talented K-12 teachers from all subject areas to be part of this unique professional development opportunity. From the edge of the Arctic to the Wetlands of Mexico City, these teachers collect data on climate change, ecology, wildlife, and more. Teachers have the opportunity to learn the scientific process first-hand and help to solve some of the world’s most pressing environmental challenges. Teachers return to the classroom with new perspectives and knowledge, invigorated and inspired to share the experience of real discovery with their students.
Bill Emerson National Hunger Fellows
Deadline: 01/13/2020
Type: Foundation
11-month fellowship to develop a deep understanding of effective solutions to hunger and poverty.
Space Grant Consortium Fellowship/Scholarship Program
Deadline: 01/15/2020
Type: Other
Objectives of the program include encouraging under-represented students such as Native Americans and women in STEM-related educational and research fields. The program offers hands-on, tangible research experiences to student fellowship awardees at NASA Centers, EROS, and industry which will develop skills that contribute to the future workforce. All students who receive significant fellowship or scholarship assistance from SD Space Grant will be longitudinally tracked through first employment or beginning of advanced degrees.
NH Partnership for Schoolyard Action Grants
Deadline: 01/15/2020
Type: Foundation
To support schools that want to achieve the benefits of nature-based studies for student development and learning. The goals are to nurture future environmental stewards by connecting kids with their local environment and to enliven learning through nature.
Growing in SC: The Future of STEAM is Here
Deadline: 01/15/2020
Type: Other
Supports the development and implementation of new projects and/or units that enhance preK-12 STEAM education as related to the Profile of the SC Graduate.
EcoTech Grant
Deadline: 01/15/2020
Type: Foundation
ecoTech Grants support projects that leverage technology to achieve greater or innovative environmental outcomes.
Shell Science Lab Challenge
Deadline: 01/15/2020
Type: Corporate
Recognizes outstanding middle and high school programs for their exemplary approaches to science lab instruction utilizing limited school and laboratory resources.
National Forest Foundation Matching Awards Program
Deadline: 01/16/2020
Type: Foundation
To engage Americans in national and community-based programs that promote the health and public enjoyment of the 193-million-acre National Forest System and administers private gifts of funds and land for the benefit of  national forests. To advance this mission, the NFF Matching Awards Program (MAP) provides funding for on-the-ground results-oriented projects that enhance forest health and outdoor experiences on national forests and grasslands. Two focus areas through this program have been identified by NFF: Outdoor Experiences — Projects should generate tangible conservation outcomes or enhance quality recreational experiences for users of the national forest system and improve or maintain recreation resource connectivity including and similar to trail maintenance, bridge and crossing construction or repair, and installation of trail drainage structures; engage youth, volunteers, or diverse, underserved or under-engaged populations in hands-on stewardship activities; and/or employ youth and/or veterans crews to implement on-the-ground conservation, stewardship and/or restoration work. Forest Health — Projects should be consistent with or supportive of identified large-scale conservation initiatives and promote ecosystem structure, function, and diversity; and or/ promote forest health through the removal or control of non-native invasive species and/or reintroduction of native plants and trees.