Grants and Opportunities

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Travel Grants for AASL Conference

If you have never attended the AASL conference, you may be eligible to win a travel grant. AASL is offering 30 travel grants to first time attendees for its 2019 National Conference and Exhibition, taking place November 14-16 in Louisville, Kentucky.

To find out more about the conference, see: https://national.aasl.org/

Travel grant applications are due February 1st. (https://www.emailmeform.com/builder/form/5Ru6p7Jmtb0qI)

The $750 grants are sponsored by Bound to Stay Bound Books.

Doodle4Google Contest

Have you seen today’s Google Doodle? It’s the winner of last year’s Doodle 4 Google contest. Today marks the opening of the 2019 Doodle 4 Google contest, where one lucky student doodler will win a $30,000 college scholarship, and a $50,000 technology package for their school. Four National Finalists will win a $5,000 college scholarship.

Go to doodles.google.com/d4g for more information about the contest. The contest closes March 18th so get doodling!

Media Literacy Project Grant Announcement

The New York State Educational Media Technology Association (EMTA) has announced the opening of the application process for its annual Media Literacy Project Grant. Each year, the EMTA provides up to two awards in the amount of $1,250 for certified educators in NYS who are working with PreK-12 students on media literacy.

The grant supports educators who provide resources and services that correlate to state and national learning standards for instructional excellence promoting media literacy, and provides funds for research projects or demonstration projects that can be replicated in other areas across the state and nation.

Examples of eligible projects include a film literacy course after school, using video effectively in your lesson plans, and learning about the effective creation and use of media in student work. Descriptions of last years grant awards are listed on the EMTA website.

More information and the application can also be found on the EMTA website at: www.edmediatech.org

Media Literacy Project Grant

The New York State Educational Media Technology Association (EMTA) offers an annual grant for educators who want to incorporate media literacy into their teaching. The goal of the grant is to provide funds (an award of $1,250) for research projects or demonstration projects that promote media literacy and can be replicated in other areas across the state and nation.

Applications are due on or before May 11, 2018. A committee will select the recipients by June 14th, and projects are to be completed between July 1, 2018 and June 30, 2019. For more information and grant application, see the EMTA website at: www.edmediatech.org