Apply for Scholarships by April 15
April 15 is the deadline to apply for two scholarships offered by the Space Foundation for educator professional development courses. One scholarship is specifically for educators in Pinellas County, Fla., and one is for those who are of Hawaiian descent or who teach children who are of Hawaiian descent. See the Space Foundation education website to learn more about:
- The Lucy Enos Memorial Scholarship for educators of Hawaiian or part-Hawaiian ancestry or who work with pre-K-12 students of Hawaiian or part-Hawaiian ancestry
- The Dr. Catherine Pedretty Space Scholarship for Teachers, specifically for educators in Pinellas County, Fla.
Interested teachers should apply by submitting a letter, not exceeding two pages, detailing the motivation for applying, interest in space themes in the classroom, which class the applicant plans to attend, what the applicant hopes to gain from the experience and how the knowledge gained will be applied in the classroom. The application letter must be endorsed with a letter of support by a principal or other supervisor.
Applications must be received no later than April 15, 2011, and should be addressed to:
Iain Probert, vice president - education
310 S. 14th Street
Colorado Springs, CO 80904
The recipient will be notified in early May 2011.