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Sun Surf and Science! Teacher Scholarship for expense paid trip to California 2017

23 January 2017

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Apply for a unique Teacher Scholarship to attend the National Science Teaching Association (NSTA) Conference in Los Angeles, California, USA from 29th March – 2nd April 2017.

This opportunity, made possible though grant-funding from Northrop Grumman, will sponsor a teacher to attend the USA's foremost science teacher conference to share best practice, with travel, registration and subsistence included.  It is a city-wide event with the largest science education exhibition in the world and promises extensive teaching expertise from an international stage.

The recipient will be invited to present a poster at the 2017 NSTA Global Conversations Conference on Wednesday, March 29, 2017. This will be followed by four full days of the NSTA national conference held Thursday through Sunday, 30 March to 2 April.

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About the Northrop Grumman Teacher Scholarship 2017 

The scholarship includes:  

Round-trip airfare, accommodation (up to 5 nights), conference registration, and reimbursement for meals. NOTE: If the recipient has already booked airfare and paid for registration, they will be reimbursed. The recipient will be invited to present a poster at the 2017 NSTA Global Conversations Conference on Wednesday, March 29, 2017. 

Criteria: 

Applicants are required to:

  • Be an ASE member
  • Currently teaching at Primary or Secondary level
  • Display a poster about their teaching activities
  • Willing to write about their experience

How to apply:

  • Submit a CV and up to 200 words about how the trip would benefit them both personally and professionally. 

    Download an application form

    Please submit this form with a copy of your CV to emmahill@ase.org.uk by 5pm on Tuesday 31st January.

Notes for applicants:

All applicants will go through a competitive selection process. Through applying for the scholarship you give ASE permission to share your application with the awarding organisations. ASE will submit the UK winning entry to an International Judging Panel where two teachers will be selected from a number of international entries. If successful, the candidate will be given assistance in booking flights and making travel arrangements. Please note that British citizens must apply for a visa (ESTA) obtainable online from the USA embassy. 

International Partners:

The NSTA International Advisory Board, The International Council of Associations for Science Education (ICASE)