Scholarships and grants

Applications available! Apply today -- deadline for all opportunities: March 15, 2017

See links for applications for each opportunity below. Please use this webinar to guide you through the application process.

Learning Forward Foundation Academy Scholarship

The foundation provides scholarships for school-based and district-based educators engaged in the Academy experience. The foundation also provides the Patsy Hochman Academy Scholarship for a Texas educator at the school or district level engaged in the Academy experience.
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Learning Forward Affiliate Grant

The purpose of this grant is to provide a Learning Forward affiliate organization with the opportunity to further their work within their respective state/region/province. This grant provides funding to allow an affiliate to create or expand their outreach thus enhancing the focus on professional learning that improves student achievement. The grant, for up to $10,000, funds a multi-year project. Applicants must be officially recognized Learning Forward Affiliate organizations (see the affiliate web page for more information about affiliates).
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The Principal as a Leader of Professional Learning Scholarship

The Principal as a Leader of Professional Learning Scholarship was created to honor the memory of Don Richardson and support the accelerating growth of a principal as he or she focuses on the Leadership standard in the Standards for Professional Learning. Through the support of the foundation, this scholarship supports the principal through Learning Forward Annual Conference participation and individualized executive coaching as he or she converts good performance in his or her school to a new level of superiority of academic learning of staff and students.
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Learning Forward Team Grant

This grant supports teams (grade level, school, and district teams) in an effort to advance Learning Forward's vision: Excellent teaching and learning every day. The grant amount is up to $10,000 to support achievement of a challenging goal aligned with the above vision and may include registration fees for the Learning Forward Annual conference for team members.
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Please consider a gift to the foundation

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Establish a Learning Forward Foundation scholarship or grant: The Learning Forward Foundation accepts gifts in honor of individuals, organizations, or teams who have made contributions to the field of professional learning and specifically to Learning Forward's purpose. Learn more about this process.