One More Day to Submit LEEC Grant Applications

March 17, 2017 is the final day to submit applications for LEEC grants. Applications will be accepted via electronic submission only. See links to guidelines and applications for each category below.

 

Educator Grants - Based on sound scientific principles, have an environmental focus, and be designed to directly impact Louisiana students - Those eligible: Accredited K-12 Louisiana schools - Maximum award: $1,000 for 1 teacher or $2,000 for a team

Guidelines: http://www.cain.lsu.edu/2017-2018-LEEC-Educator-Grant-Guidelines

Application:http://www.cain.lsu.edu/2017-2018-LEEC-Educator-Grant-Application

 

Professional Development Grants - Based on sound scientific principles, have an environmental focus, and be designed to directly impact preservice and/or in-service educators in Louisiana - Those eligible: Louisiana education, state, or environmental agencies, colleges, universities, or 501(C)(3) nonprofit organizations - Maximum award: $2,500 – 

Guidelines: http://www.cain.lsu.edu/2017-2018-LEEC-Professional-Development-Grant-Guidelines

Application: http://www.cain.lsu.edu/2017-2018-LEEC-Professional-Development-Grant-Application

 

University Research Grants - Post-graduate research with a focus on environmental issues - Those eligible: Students attending Louisiana colleges or universities and who are working toward a Masters, Ph.D., or conducting Ph.D. research are eligible to apply on behalf of their school - Maximum award: $1,200 – 

Guidelines: http://www.cain.lsu.edu/2017-2018-LEEC-University-Research-Grant-Guidelines

Application: http://www.cain.lsu.edu/2017-2018-LEEC-University-Research-Grant-Application

 

Green Schools Grants - Supports projects designed to reduce a school’s environmental impact, reduce health disparities that can aggravate achievement gaps, and engage students in hands-on learning. Proposals to be considered are those that align with pillars found in the U.S. Department of Education’s Green Ribbon Schools Program: http://www.wlf.louisiana.gov/green-schools-pillars-and-elements - Those eligible: Accredited K-12 Louisiana schools - Maximum award: $5,000 - 

Guidelines: http://www.cain.lsu.edu/2017-2018-LEEC-Green-Schools-Grant-Guidelines

Application: http://www.cain.lsu.edu/2017-2018-LEEC-Green-Schools-Grant-Application

 

For more information on these grants or the 2017 Environmental Education State Symposium, visit our website at: http://www.wlf.louisiana.gov/eec. Or contact: Venise Ortego, Environmental Education Coordinator Louisiana Department of Wildlife & Fisheries vortego@wlf.la.gov.