CAST SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM

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STAT is pleased to award scholarships to qualified members through a scholarship program designed to support attendance and participation in the annual Conference for the Advancement of Science Teaching (CAST).

Awardees will receive a scholarship to be used in any way to support full attendance and participation at the conference (registration, hotel or travel). As a condition of the scholarship, each awardee must agree to register for the full three-day conference. Awardees who fail to register for the full CAST by the date specified will be required to refund the scholarship to STAT.

CAST Scholarship Application

Timeline: 

Monday, April 13 Applications Open
Monday, June 15 Applications Close
By Mid-August Recipients Notified
November 5 - 7 Recognition at CAST 2020

 

Scholarship Amount & Logistics 

  • $750 stipend to be used as recipient needs (for registration, hotel, substitute, travel, etc.)
  • Stipend provided after the recipient has registered for CAST
  • Attendee registers self and makes own hotel arrangements in CAST block

Qualifications

To be eligible to receive a CAST scholarship, the following conditions must be met:

  • Must currently be a STAT member. (Membership will be verified.)
  • Must currently be a science teacher (grades pre-K through 12) or a science administrator.

Previous CAST Scholarship recipients are not eligible.

Awardee Expectations and Agreements

  • Register for the full conference (three-day registration).
  • Stay in the CAST room block, if staying in a hotel.
  • Attend CAST Scholarship Roundtable (hourlong networking event during the conference).
  • Post about conference experiences on STAT social media platforms (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram) throughout the conference.
  • Write a follow-up blog post/article/STAT365 thread for STAT publications about their CAST experience.
CAST Scholarship Application