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NDIA Gulf Coast Chapter Offering ACCELerator Grants to Teachers

The National Defense Industrial Association Gulf Coast Chapter (NDIA GCC) is pleased to announce the continuation of the ACCELerator Grants Program.  The focus of this program is to foster enthusiasm for science, technology, engineering and math in our local school children.  The program seeks to accomplish this by offering grants up to $1000 to local school teachers and tax-exempt/non-profit organizations who successfully propose projects or programs which demonstrate creativity and innovation in teaching and encouraging an interest in science, technology, engineering and math.

ACCEL grant applications will be accepted by email until close-of-business (4:30 p.m. CDT) on 12 October 2016.  A NDIA Gulf Coast Chapter committee will meet to select the most deserving projects and the recipients will be notified during the last week of October.  The awardees will be notified and invited to participate in a recognition social at the Air Armament Museum during the annual NDIA Symposium on 2 November 2016, with planned financial disbursement in the awardee’s schools in mid-November 2016.  The number of grants will be dependent on funding.  NDIA GCC reserves the right to cancel this program at any time.  Grants made prior to cancellation will not be affected by cancellation.

Application Period ends 12 October 2016.  Submit applications to Tom Hancock: Tomjean@cox.net and cc Michael Ruff: michael.ruff@gd-ots.com.

Download the 2016 ACCEL Grant Application Guidelines and Form here.