Science Teacher Awards, Grants, Scholarships & Internships:

Aerospace Education Foundation (AEF) Grants :
Offers Educator grants of up to $250 per academic year in support to elementary and secondary classrooms for aerospace education programs, opportunities, and activities.

CFNM (Center for Functional Nanoscale Materials)
Teacher Fellowships in nanoscience research and problem-based learning curriculum development. CFNM Teacher Fellows participate in components of the PRISM program and in guided research experiences in Clark Atlanta’s nanoscience labs, and ultimately translate the CFNM's nanoscience research into problem-based learning (PBL) curriculum materials.

Disney Teacher Awards
and other national teaching awards

Entomological Society of America
President's Prizes for Outstanding Achievement in Primary and Secondary Education Funded by ESA
These awards recognize educators who have gone beyond the traditional teaching methods by using insects as educational tools. One winner will be chosen from among primary teachers (grades K-6) and one from among secondary teachers (grades 7-12).

Georgia Science Teacher Association Awards and Scholarships
For more information about the following awards, scholarships and grants,

Georgia Intern-Fellowships for Teachers
(GIFT) is a collaborative effort designed to enhance mathematics and science experiences of Georgia teachers and their students

Einstein Fellowships
The Albert Einstein Distinguished Educator Fellowship is a paid fellowship for K-12 math, science, and technology teachers. Einstein Fellows spend a school year in Washington, DC serving in a federal agency or on Capitol Hill.

Mississippi State University
Bagley College of Engineering
Introduction to Engineering for High School Teachers & Counselors

National Science Teachers Association Awards :
K-12 Teachers, and students

Presidential Award for Excellence in Science and Mathematics Teaching :
Prize money:  $750 for three finalist, and $10,000 for winner and trip to Washington, D.C.

President's Prizes for Outstanding Achievement in Primary and Secondary Education
Entomological Society of America
These awards recognize educators who have gone beyond the traditional teaching methods by using insects as educational tools. One winner will be chosen from among primary teachers (grades K-6) and one from among secondary teachers (grades 7-12).

Problems & Research to Integrate Science & Mathematics
PRISM is a National Science Foundation Graduate Teaching Fellows in K-12 Education (GK-12) program that awards 12-month fellowships to middle and high school teachers.

SeaWorld/Busch Gardens/Fujifilm Environmental Excellence Awards
Organization: SeaWorld/Busch Gardens/Fujifilm
Eligibility: Schools and community groups
Value: Eight awards of at least $10,000 each

Target Field Trip Grants Program
Organization: Target
Eligibility: K-12 educators and school officials
Value: 800 awards of $1,000 each

Teaching Ambassador Fellowships
The Fellowship includes two kinds of opportunities for teachers across the U.S. Up to 20 Classroom Fellows will remain at their schools under their regular teaching contracts and will be paid to participate in additional Department discussions and projects throughout the school year on a part-time basis.

Tropical Biology Scholarship:
Prentice Hall Biology authors Ken Miller and Joe Levine are sponsoring two scholarships to the Organization for Tropical Studies in Costa Rica!

Georgia College & State University invites students to participate in an all-science academic camp. Participating students will have fun indoors and outdoors during this year?s Science Magic! Camp at Georgia College?s Lake Laurel Cabin on Lake Laurel Road in Milledgeville. For more information, visit

Chemistry Online Courses: University System of Georgia ECORE Program
High school students (or any teacher requiring science credit) can take this class as a joint enrollment course to receive college credit that will transfer to any university in the state and almost all out-of-state universities. HOPE will pay for the class.

Milledgeville: Landforms and History: An Integrated PLU Workshop for Educators
The Old Governor?s Mansion Summer Workshop Series presents a course designed for science and social studies secondary educators that will provide a deeper understanding of the land-forms, history, and geography of Georgia?s antebellum capital and its environs. For information on this and other programming, please call the Old Governor?s Mansion at 478-445-4545

Georgia Sea Turtle and Diamondback Terrapin Conservation Teacher Workshop , Sapelo Island, Georgia
Learn why the Georgia Coast is so important to these magnificent animals and ways you can help through educating your students. Curriculum and resources are provided for K-12 teachers. 3 PLU?s available. Contact Georgia Graves at or 912-638-2898 for more information.

NMEA 2008: One World, One Water July 21-24, Savannah, Georgia The Georgia Association of Marine Education (GAME) will be hosting the National Marine Educators Association (NMEA) Conference in Savannah this year. NMEA 2008: One World, One Water will bring more than 400 state, national and international participants to coastal Georgia to celebrate our ocean. For more information about the conference, key note speakers, fieldtrips or to register, please visit Summer opportunities for Teachers from

Georgia Tech A Workshop for Teachers: Implementing the New High School Earth Systems Course Who should participate--High School teachers interested in implementing the new Earth Sys-tems course.Content focus: Geology, Reconstructing the Earth's Past, History of Life Com-pensation: 10 PLUs for the whole year program, plus $1,000 stipend.
e-mail Marion Usselman at for an application.

ASM Materials Camp at the Georgia Institute of Technology Attend a one-week materials science technology workshop – at Georgia Tech – FREE!* Who: Science / Technology / Math / High School Teachers What: One – week training during the week of July 7 – 11, 2008 – topics include metals, poly-mers, ceramics, crystals – it is a very hands-on experience for teachers!! The content and labs are particularly useful for high school chemistry and physics teachers. *Georgia teachers are eligible for a $300 stipend and 5 PLU?s for attending the camp and two Saturday follow up ses-sions to be held on September 13 and February 21. Five (5) teachers from outside the Metro area are eligible for travel assistance (which includes double occupancy lodging and mileage for the 1 week summer camp).Contact Donna Barrett at Metro RESA if you have any ques-tions – Apply online at: ASM Atlanta Materials Camp Application –  You may also visit, for the complete schedule,

The Georgia Forestry Foundation is pleased to announce its 4th annual Teacher Conservation Workshop: „Exploring Forestry and Wildlife in Georgia?, to be held June 23-27, 2008. The workshop focuses on conservation topics related to the benefits of forestry, including the cycle of growing trees, utilization of trees for products, and how trees are managed for wildlife habi-tat. We will be teaming up with the Georgia Forestry Commission, UGA?s Warnell School of Forestry and Natural Resources, and the Georgia Wildlife Resources Division to host the event at the Charlie Elliott Wildlife Conference Center in Mansfield.

PSEG ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION GRANT Applications are now available for the Public Service Enterprise Group's (PSEG) Environ-mental Education Grant Program, which is being expanded this year in terms of both budget and geographical reach. Teachers who can successfully link their students' understanding of math, science, computer science, and/or technology concepts with an enthusiasm and apprecia-tion for the environment are encouraged to apply. The application deadline is June 6, 2008, and awardees will be announced in October. Visit for more information and an application.