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Grants and Scholarships

CHS Foundation

2020 CHS Foundation Classroom Grant Application Available!
Applications now closed – Awards will be announced in early November

CHS Foundation provides $500 grants each year to Pre-K-12 teachers who have classroom projects that use agricultural concepts to teach reading, writing, math, science, social studies and more. Eligible projects include classroom and schoolyard gardens, embryology projects, aquaculture projects and agricultural literacy reading programs to name a few. The CHS Foundation Classroom Grant application is now available and the deadline for applications is Sept. 30. Teachers have until June 1 the following year to complete the project and submit a final report. Only state-certified classroom teachers who are employed by a school district or private school are eligible to apply. Because of school closures related to COVID-19, virtual, online projects will be considered. To learn more, please visit 2020 CHS Foundation Classroom Grant Guidelines. To review the rubric judges will use to score applications, please visit 2020 CHS Foundation Classroom Grant Rubric.

2019 CHS Foundation Classroom Grants Announced

CHS Foundation provides $500 grants each year to K-12 teachers who have classroom projects that use agricultural concepts to teach reading, writing, math, science, social studies and more. Eligible projects include classroom and schoolyard gardens, embryology projects, aquaculture projects and agricultural literacy reading programs to name a few. The CHS Classroom Grant application becomes available on this page in mid-July and the deadline for applications is Sept. 15. Teachers have until June 30 the following year to complete the project and submit a final report. Only state-certified classroom teachers employed by a school district or private school teachers are eligible to apply. To learn more about previously funded projects read CHS Foundation Classroom Grants Press Release.

CHS Foundation Scholarships Recipients Announced

CHS Foundation provides scholarships to Pre-Kindergarten-12th grade teachers to attend the National Agriculture in the Classroom Conference each year. The scholarship covers a $435 early conference registration for teachers selected. Recipients are notified in mid-March before the early registration deadline in mid-April. Only state-certified classroom teachers who are employed by a school district or private school are eligible to apply. To learn more about teachers selected who will receive CHS Foundation scholarships to attend the 2021 National Agriculture in the Classroom Conference in Iowa read CHS Scholarship Press Release.