Grants, Recognitions, Scholarships, Internships and Competitions
Healthy Whale, Healthy Ocean Challenge
Bow Seat Ocean Awareness Programs invites K-12 students in New England and the Gulf of Maine region (U.S./Canada) to create visual art, poetry, or short films that celebrate the North Atlantic right whale and inspire action for its protection. Scholarship awards for students and educators up to $750. Deadline: December 17th, 2018. Get started and submit at: healthywhale.org
S.J. & Jessie E. Quinney Scholarship for Undergraduates
In memory of Mr. and Mrs. Quinney, the members of the S.J. and Jessie E. Quinney Foundation have provided a grant to ensure that the Quinney’s lifelong interest in natural resources will be carried on through the educational support of Quinney scholars. Applications accepted December 1 , 2018 – January 15, 2019. Learn More
Captain Planet Foundation Grants
The Captain Planet Foundation supports programs that embrace STEM learning and empower youth to become local and global environmental change-makers. It is offering grants from $500 to $2,500 to educators (both K-12 classroom and informal) to help children and youth understand and appreciate our world through learning experiences that engage them in active, hands-on projects to improve the environment in their schools and communities. Apply by Jan. 15
Dominion Environmental Education and Stewardship Grants
The Dominion Energy Charitable Foundation annually awards up to $1 million through a competitive environmental education and stewardship grants program. These grants are designed to develop the capacity of the future workforce, especially in STEM and energy fields. Eligible organizations include nonprofit 501(c)(3) organizations and public and private K-12 schools in communities served by Dominion Energy companies in the following states: CT, ID, MD, NC, OH, RI, SC, UT, VA, WV, WY. Apply by March 1, 2019
Massachusetts Life Sciences Center Internship Challenge
The program facilitates the placement of college students and recent graduates who are considering career opportunities in the life sciences in paid internships across the state. Apply Today
“STRAWS,” is a new 30 minute documentary film that’s inspiring action around the globe on the hottest single-use plastic topic and its harm to marine animals. Academy-award winning actor Tim Robbins, charts the history of straws and throughout the documentary, marine researchers, citizen activists and business owners discuss how it’s possible to make a sea of change through use of sustainable alternatives to plastic straws.
Please go to www.videoproject.com/straws-edu.html for more information and to order an educational DVD.
For screener links to the full film, bulk ordering and speaking engagement information, please contact email@example.com
Longwood Gardens Virtual Field Trips
Through live interactive video, our Educators bring the Gardens directly to your classrooms.
Project Green Schools is partnering with Massachusetts’ award-winning Piti Theatre Company to bring their internationally acclaimed musical K – 6 performance “To Bee or Not to Bee” to 15 – 20 schools during the 2018 – 2019 school year.
“Let them know Project Green Schools sent you and Piti will take $50 off their performance fee!” MA