Pratt & Whitney Global E-STEM Awards Now Accepting Applications
NAAEE is proud to join Pratt & Whitney in its quest to inspire the next generation of E-STEM innovators around the world. Through the Pratt & Whitney Global E-STEM Awards, we seek to recognize nonprofits across the globe that are building skills and capacity for students ages 11–22 to use science, technology, engineering, and mathematics to address environmental challenges.
Eligibility: This opportunity is open to nonprofit organizations around the world that are working to increase students’ environmental literacy, build STEM skills, and create pathways to environmental careers. Preference will be given to organizations working with underrepresented audiences in STEM and to organizations using partnerships to boost their impact.
Deadline: July 2 at 11:59 PM US Eastern Time
Applicant webinar: Register here for our Applicant Webinar on June 8 at 10 AM US Eastern Time (time converter here) to learn more about the program and some tips for writing a strong nomination. This webinar covers the frequently asked questions and a walk-through of the Submittable application.
About the Pratt & Whitney E-STEM Awards:
The Pratt & Whitney Global E-STEM Innovation Grants program will provide up to $15,000 USD funding to nonprofit organizations and their partners for new or enhanced E-STEM programs that engage students aged 11–18. Specifically, this opportunity seeks proposals for programs that engage students, particularly those considered underrepresented in STEM, in meaningful learning experiences that increase STEM skills through environmental problem-solving. Applications for the Global E-STEM Innovation Grant are due by July 2.
The Pratt & Whitney Global E-STEM Excellence Prize awards up to $50,000 USD to nonprofit organizations and their partners who have demonstrated excellence in E-STEM programming. Specifically, this opportunity seeks to recognize programs that have successfully engaged students aged 11–22, particularly those considered underrepresented in STEM, in meaningful learning experiences that increase STEM skills through environmental problem-solving (the “E” in E-STEM). Applications for the E-STEM Excellence Prize are due by July 2.