NEF-SUNY STEM+ Academy Grant ($100 Million)
Summary and Application for School Year 2018-19
by NEF (National Education Foundation), national non-profit leader in K-12 STEM+ Education
and SUNY (State University of New York), the largest university in the U.S.
Grant Rationale: U.S. students are ranked in the bottom 30% in STEM education globally
Goal: To provide world-class academic (mapped to every state’s standards) and applicational (STEM design contests and awards at the District, State and National levels) STEM+ education to a million K-12 students to prepare them for college and the 21st century jobs
Eligibility: Any school district/school with 35% or more students on free/reduced cost meals, girls schools, minority schools; Others pay a higher fee–call us at 703-823-9999.
Deadline: January 31, 2018. Grants are awarded to the first 100 applicants.
- At least 70% of K-8 students would advance a grade level in math during the school year if the students actively work on our program for 75 minutes a week for 36 weeks.
- Every High School/Career Tech student will have an opportunity to earn SUNY college credits for a low, 90% subsidized fee of $60 per SUNY credit hour (vs $680 regular fee).