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Teachers can apply for grants and awards to support their students.

Grant Opportunities and Awards for Educators

Please see grant opportunities below (listings will updated as they become available). 

National Council of Teachers of English Awards

The National Council of Teachers of English (NCTE) and Penguin Random House Teacher Award for Lifelong Readers and the Maya Angelou Teacher Award for Poetry are open for applications and nominations. The awards of $10,000 recognize K-12 teachers with innovative projects that advance literacy and encourage students to become lifelong readers in all genres and in poetry. The deadline to apply is May 31. Learn more and submit an entry at the NCTE website.

Student Design Competition

Recognize a high school or post-high school student studying graphic communications/printing, graphic design, advertising, or interactive media programs who has designed or produced a printed greeting card for any occasion. Awards range from $2,000 to $1,000. Instructors can submit one entry each for an unlimited number of students by the deadline of June 7. Learn more on the Association for Print Technologies website.