STEM Opportunities

There are many grants that support STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) and many fund unique and exciting ideas and programs. Do you know of a grant that isn't listed here? Send it to the Grants Office to include on the list.

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  • AMS Epsilon Fund Young Scholars ProgramsThe AMS Epsilon Fund awards grants of up to $15,000 in support of summer mathematics programs for mathematically talented high school students that will be offered to existing programs that are most successful in nourishing mathematically talented young people.

    Data Center Community Grants Program: One of the focus areas of Google’s Data Center Community Grants Program is Education. Under this category, the grant funds: (1) programs that increase access and belonging in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) and computer science (CS) education; (2) programs that address structural barriers to STEM/CS education access, such as school readiness, access to in-school courses, distance learning, and teacher training and resources; (3) initiatives that provide access for young learners in STEM/CS; and, in particular (4) education programs that place a particular focus on underrepresented groups, including women, in STEM/CS education.

    Discovery Research PreK-12 (DRK-12): The Discovery Research PreK-12 program (DRK-12) seeks to significantly enhance the learning and teaching of science, technology, engineering, mathematics, and computer science (STEM) by PreK-12 students and teachers, through the research and development of STEM education innovations and approaches. Remember to contact the Grants Office  prior to submission, because this is a federal grant. 

    FIRST STEM Equity Grant: FIRST® inspires young people to be science and technology leaders and innovators by engaging them in exciting mentor-based programs that build science, engineering, and technology skills, inspire innovation, and that foster well-rounded life abilities, including self-confidence, communication, and leadership. 

    Les Paul Foundation Grant: For projects that support music innovation, engineering, and medical research that relates to hearing loss.

    National Council of Teachers of Mathematics: Math and Technology grants. Must be a current member.

    Possibility Grant Sweepstakes: Enter the Possibility Grant Sweepstakes DAILY for your chance to win $5,000 for resources you can use to promote STEM amongst your students. This year, FIVE schools will have the opportunity to win the STEM goodies you’ve been dreaming of! Finally, have the means to get the equipment, tech tools, gadgets, or virtual learning resources you need to successfully reach and inspire STEM-smart students. A portion of the available grants will be reserved for Title 1 schools.

    Research Experiences for Teachers (RET): The Research Experiences for Teachers (RET) in Engineering and Computer Science program supports authentic summer research experiences for K-14 educators to foster long-term collaborations between universities, community colleges, school districts, and industry partners. Remember to contact the Grants Office  prior to submission, because this is a federal grant. 

    Samsung Solve for Tomorrow: Each year Samsung hosts a $2 million national competition for public schools grades 6-12 in which students are asked to consider how science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) can be used to create change in their communities.

    Saxena Family Foundation Grants: The Saxena Family Foundation focuses on initiatives that promote science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) education and the empowerment of female children and young women.

    Slooh Space Exploration GrantThe grant will provide one teacher from each public school in the United States with access to the Slooh interface as well as professional development and 40 student licenses. Those student seats will allow learners to use robotic telescopes to view space phenomena, including lunar changes, solar flares, asteroids, living and dying stars, and a variety of nebulae.

    STEM  Fund : The STEM Fund is a Spotlight Fund opportunity from Adopt a Classroom and is offered in partnership with Staples, the office supply store. Teachers can apply for funding for materials like lab supplies and calculators to teach STEM in their classrooms in an engaging way. 

    TC Energy Corporation: Sponsors Build Strong Program Grants that support initiatives related to education, safety, environment, and community. Focus areas in Education are STEM education programs, youth environmental education, and awareness programs.

    The National Girls Collaborative Project: Mini-grants are awarded to girl-serving science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) focused programs to support collaboration, address gaps and overlaps in service, and share exemplary practices.

    The Society of Aviation & Flight Educators, Inc.(SAFE) Teacher Grant: Offering four $500.00 grants designed to encourage K-12 classroom teachers to incorporate aviation-themed lessons into their normal curriculum.  Aviation and aerospace topics are the perfect adjuncts for teaching science, math, history, and even art.  Aviation and aerospace are topics that generate enthusiasm with all types of learners and all ages of students.

    Toshiba America Foundation: Elementary (K-5) Educators of Math and Science