Grants and Scholarships
National Conference Scholarships for Educators of Native American Affiliation or Students
The Native American Agriculture Fund (NAAF) is partnering with National Agriculture in the Classroom to offer scholarships to teachers of Native American ancestry or Native American students to attend the 2021 NAITC Conference “Fields of Dreams” scheduled for June 28-July 1 in Des Moines, Iowa. The scholarship covers early registration of $435 and travel to the conference. Eligible applicants are teachers at a Tribal government operated school, a Bureau of Indian Education (BIE) school or a BIE-supported school; a school on a reservation teaching Native American students, a non-reservation school that has a high percentage of Native American students, or teachers with a Tribal affiliation. The deadline for applications has passed. We will notify applicants of the results by April 30.
2021 CHS Foundation Scholarships Available to Attend NAITC Conference!
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. The deadline for applications this year is April 1 and covers registration for the 2021 NAITC Conference "Fields of Dreams" scheduled for June 28-July 1 in Des Moines, Iowa. Recipients will be notified in mid-April to give them time to make their own travel arrangements to attend the conference. Only state-certified classroom teachers who are employed by a school district or private school are eligible to apply.
2020 CHS Foundation Classroom Grants Announced
CHS Foundation provides $500 grants each year to pre-kindergarten-12th grade 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.