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For Employees

For Teachers

Each year the EMS ISD Education Foundation continues its mission of supporting programs that assists in achieving academic excellence. We support our teachers in the development of solutions to enrich and maximize the quality of education.

Our teaching grants and scholarships help our teachers equip themselves with additional tools to achieve these goals. The awarded grants provide funding for  new approaches, different formats that can spark a student’s imagination and engage them and ultimately elevate their participation in all subjects.

Scholarships support teachers in pursuing college degrees or certifications that will enhance their skills to ultimately benefit the students of the EMS ISD.

Grants

If it is your intent to apply for a teaching grant, we invite you to submit a Letter of Inquiry, (LOI). We know it is time consuming submitting a grant application. We want to simplify the task and make it easier to apply.

The selection committee will review the submissions and those meeting the criteria will be invited to submit a complete grant proposal further detailing the information provided in the Letter of Inquiry.

We have made it even simpler, instead of writing the letter; we are providing you a PDF fillable form, outlining the information that the Committee will need. Please be brief, but ensure that your answers give concrete answers to the questions outlined.

Timeline:

  • Submission time is January 9, 2017- February 28, 2017
  • Invitations to submit grant proposals sent by March 30, 2017
  • Grant proposals due to the Education Foundation by April 30, 2017
  • Grant recipients will be notified by late May, 2017
  • Funds will be available in August, 2017.
  • IF YOU ARE REQUESTING  A LARGER DOLLAR AMOUNT THAN $1,000, YOU NEED TO USE THE 21ST CENTURY GRANT APP

Tips for writing you LOI

Letter of Inquiry PDF form

New! 21st Century learning grant

This year the Foundation is excited to offer it’s new Twenty – First Century Learning Grant. From a campus level we encourage you to submit grant proposals that support the districts strategic direction, and enhance efforts to promote collaboration, engagement, digital literacy, critical thinking, problem solving, and global awareness.

Grant applications are open from January 9 – February 28, 2017.

Twenty – First Century Learning Grant Application

Employee Scholarships

Submission time for scholarships is September 1 – October 13, 2018

Recipients will be notified early November 2017

Employee Scholarship App Intro

Employee Scholarship Application