The 2024 APPLICATION PERIOD is open, February 1 – March 15, 2024! See eligibility and application instructions below.
NLGA thanks ACT for their generous sponsorship of the 2024 NLGA Lt. Governors’ STEM Scholarship Program!
NLGA annually awards a scholarship to 12 different schools for STEM-related projects in the classroom. The first scholarships were awarded in 2022. Teachers or project advisors in state-accredited public, private, or tribal pre-K – 12th grade schools may apply for a scholarship to further STEM education through a project, equipment, program, or curriculum. Eight schools across the country will be awarded $1,000 each and four schools will be awarded $500 each. Funding is awarded to the school listed on the application. If selected, NLGA will notify the winning submitter and school and provide the check to the school.
- Application must be submitted by a teacher or project advisor of a public or private, state-accredited or tribal pre-K – 12th grade school
- The funding must be utilized for Science, Technology, Engineering, and/or Mathematics educational opportunities, such as projects, curriculum, or equipment.
- By applying for this Scholarship, the teacher or advisor agrees to potential contact by NLGA and/or the state/territorial lieutenant governor/second-in-command for further information.
- Applications will be reviewed by members of the NLGA Executive Committee (lieutenant governors and seconds-in-command and by NLGA Staff.
- Visit nlga.awardsplatform.com (no www). You must register as a user with your name, email address, and a password. A verification email will be sent to you. Click the link in that email to begin your submission. If you already registered, login using your email address and password.
- After logging in, click START APPLICATION. Under “CATEGORY”, select “NLGA Lt. Governors’ STEM Scholarship Program” from the pull-down menu and review the information on the page. Give your application a name.
- Complete the fields within the application. You have the option to submit attachments in support of your nomination.
- Click SUBMIT APPLICATION when completed.
- Contact [email protected] for assistance.
Check out these press clips on some of the previous years’ winners!:
- How STEM Scholarships Are Expanding Education Pathways
- Lt. Governor Burt Jones Announces STEM Funding for Maysville Elementary for STEAM Storybus Project
- National STEM Funding Awarded to Linton-Stockton School Corporation for Recycling Program Creation
- Nation’s only career and technical education school on a Native American reservation is in South Dakota; Receiving $1000 from National Lieutenant Governors Association
- Lt. Governor Larry Rhoden Announces STEM Award for Lakota Tech High School
- New Mexico Lt. Gov. association awards Arroyos del Norte $1,000 for science
- From 2022 STEM Scholarship Program sponsor ACT: ACT works alongside NLGA to support STEM Scholarship Program