About Awards

Criteria for grant awards

  • Proposals must relate to science, technology, engineering and/or math (STEM) enhancement.
  • Proposed project must involve impacted students in hands on experience.
  • Proposed project must demonstrate sustainability. If proposal is requested for a one time implemented project, an additional explanation of the long term impact of the award.
  • Implementation of the project/program must involve Iowa State University students (outreach event and assembly).
  • Outreach event must be planned to complement grant project and involve ISU student classroom interaction.
  • Project/program must include a career exploration component.
  • Award plaque must be prominently displayed in school awarded grant.
  • Recipient must provide a final report that describes how the grant enhanced their school’s STEM program