Before writing your application, please ensure that you familiarize yourself the grant guidelines.
The other resources linked here are designed to support you in writing a competitive application.
The rubric is used by reviewers to score applications, use this document to understand what our review team is looking for.
The application template is a word document that you can download to help you draft your grant application.
The sample applications are real examples of highly competetive applications from the 2019-20 cycle.
Inquiry-Based Learning is a cornerstone of the BEST Teacher Grant, review this page to learn more about what we are looking for.
The webinars page includes information about upcoming applicant information webinars, and links to previous webinars.
The state science standards page provides information about science standards for each participating state. This information may be especially relevant for non-science teachers applying for interdisciplinary projects.
Caption: BEST Grantees participating in professional development and networking sessions