AEF Staff Scholarships for Creativity and Innovation

 

AEF Staff Scholarships for Creativity and Innovation Applications for the 2016-17 School Year  
 
With more than $25,000 to award to staff, AEF is pleased to announce the deadlines for
AEF Staff Scholarships for Innovation and Creativity "Fast Track" and "Traditional" applications
 
First Semester
Fast track & Preliminary "Traditional" applications -  due August 19, 2016
First round notification - September 9, 2016
Final "Traditional" apps due September 23, 2016
Final notifications - October 14, 2016
 

Second Semester

Fast Track and Preliminary Applications - due January 13, 2017  

First round notifications - Feb 3, 2017     

Final "Traditional" Apps due February 17, 2017  

Final notifications - March 3, 2017

 
 

 

AEF Scholarships for Creativity and Innovation Guidelines

 

Mission

The Avon Education Foundation is a volunteer organization established to encourage, recognize and support creativity, innovation, and excellence by enhancing educational opportunities within the Avon Community School Corporation and providing a structured mechanism for active support by corporate and private partners.


Scholarship Focus Areas

Scholarships funded by the Avon Education Foundation (AEF) should be reflective of the Foundation’s stated mission. To assure that requests accomplish this goal, the following Focus Areas have been established:

· Encourage Student Achievement (Academic, Arts, or Vocational as they support the classroom curriculum)

· Encourage Lifelong Learning Opportunities (Community Service, Citizenship, Human Relations,Parental Training/Involvement/Support)

· Support of Professional Development (Training or support materials specifically designed to engage students in classroom learning. This does not include professional development for an individual staff member’s personal professional development, or for academic or continuing education credits.)

· Other (Must be able to provide rationale for consideration)


Types of Scholarships

A.  TRADITIONAL (application - Step 1 and Step 2)

· Scholarship Cycles: 

o     2 cycles per school year (fall and spring)

· Application Process: 

o     Two-step process

o     Use “Traditional” application forms

o     Specific deadlines apply

· Funding levels:

o     $100 -$3000 each, based upon specific criteria described in application

o     $10,000 total funding per cycle

 

B.   FAST TRACK (Application)

· Scholarship Cycles: 

o     2 cycles per school year (fall and spring)

· Application Process: 

o     One-step process

o     Use “Fast Track” application forms

o     Specific deadlines apply

· Funding levels:

o     < $250 each, depending upon funds available

 

DUE DATES (Traditional and Fast Track) 

· August 19, 2016

· January 13, 2017


 

 
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