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Grants

Chapter Project Grants

Due November 6, 2017
Sigma Tau Delta's Project Grants are designed to encourage local chapters to be innovative in developing projects that further the goals of the Society. The Society will award a limited number of grants, for no more than $500 each, to support local chapter activities. Funds may be requested for separate projects or for parts of larger projects, and chapters should explore ways to use Project Grants in combination with funds secured from other sources. Funds may be requested for ongoing projects, but there is no guarantee that projects funded during one grant period will receive funding in future grant periods. Winning chapters may also receive up to $350 in travel assistance for sending at least one student representative to the annual convention to participate in a workshop and/or roundtable. Winning chapters are encouraged to share a chapter exhibit at the convention.

Joint NEHS Project Grants

Ongoing
Joint project grants are designed to encourage local chapters of Sigma Tau Delta (colleges and universities) and National English Honor Society (high schools) to join together to develop innovative projects that further the shared goals of both organizations. Grants for up to $200 ($100 for each participating chapter) will be available for use in a community literacy project. The project must involve BOTH an existing Sigma Tau Delta chapter and an existing National English Honor Society (NEHS) chapter. Jointly, the two chapters will agree on a project that impacts positively their common community.

Chapters also might explore separately the possibility of procuring additional funding from regular Project Grants available from Sigma Tau Delta and NEHS, as well as seeking funds from other sources to augment joint project resources. Funds may be requested for ongoing projects, but there is no guarantee that projects funded during one grant period will receive funding in future grant periods.

Classroom Library Grants

Due June 19, 2017
The Classroom Library Grants are also intended to support our members who have entered the field of teaching and need material support to help achieve these goals through their work in the classroom by providing their students with a library in their own classrooms, especially where access to school or public libraries or to books in the home may be limited.

The Society will award up to five grants of $400 each per year to help members of Sigma Tau Delta who have been teaching in the classroom for five years or fewer. That is, applicants may or may not be recent college graduates; the Classroom Library Grant is intended to help new teachers, whether in their first years out of college or in the first years of a second career, to build a classroom library for their students.

Alumni Literacy Grants

Due November 6, 2017
Sigma Tau Delta's Alumni Epsilon Literacy Grants are designed to encourage Alumni Epsilon members to be innovative in developing projects that further the goals of the Society. The Society will award a limited number of grants, for no more than $500 each, to support literacy initiatives. Funds may be requested for separate projects or for parts of larger projects, and Alumni Epsilon members should explore ways to use Alumni Epsilon Literacy Grants in combination with funds secured from other sources. Funds may be requested for on-going projects, but there is no guarantee that projects funded during one grant period will receive funding in future grant periods.