THEP provides resources to its readers for personal and professional development and, particularly, to support public education. These resources are as follows:

The Holmes Education Post Talk Show

WTAL 1450AM Tallahassee, Fla.

Date: 10/26/2012 / | Guest: Dr. Regina Merriwether | Title: Dissertation Proces

Date: 7/27/2012 / | Guest: Dr. Terry Shoemaker | Title: Dissertation Process

G.I.F.T. Teaching Strategies

The G.I.F.T. consists of various teaching strategies that engage learners. The teaching strategies include gestures, inflection, fun, and teaching. Whole Brain Teaching ideals are also heavily infused into the G.I.F.T. This video briefly shows the strategies in action with first grade students learning the writing process.

Tamika Jordan, Curriculum Technologist, Avondale Elementary

National Superintendents Campaign – PROJECT LEAD

The National Association of School Superintendents invites superintendents to join PROJECT LEAD. Please view this link on PROJECT LEAD.


Signet Education:

Provides Free Webinar for High School Juniors – College Planning

Read information at:




On October 9, 2013, Nellie Mae Education Foundation released a new Research Request for Proposals (RFP) focusing on competency education and other high-potential student-centered learning practices. The goal of this funding opportunity is to deepen our understanding of how, why, under what conditions, and for whom student-centered approaches to learning promote both higher outcomes for all students and the closing of learning gaps for traditionally underserved groups.

The RFP and supplementary documents are located here. Proposals will be accepted only through a web-based portal. You will need to create an account to access the portal. Directions on creating an account and submitting a proposal are included with the supplementary documents. If you have a problem accessing the portal, please contact Stephanie Cheney at [email protected] or 781.348.4240.

The deadline for receipt of proposals is 12:00 noon on Wednesday, October 30th. All questions about the RFP process or content should be directed to [email protected] – 12 Inspiring Schools Using Khan Academy

Online College

SchoolTube is a website loaded with videos from schools across the country – most of them made by students and uploaded by teachers. Received from SFUSD.

Georgia Department of Education

GE Foundation funds $18 million grant with, to distribute free resources designed to support teacher understanding and implementation of the Common Core State Standards (announced 2/1/2012)

National Science Competition

Discovery Education and 3M are looking for America’s next “Top Young Scientist” to help the next generation of great innovators.  Ten finalists will be chosen to work directly with a 3M scientist to create an innovation that solves a problem in everyday life that they will present at the 3M Innovation Center for the chance to win $25,000!

To enter the Discovery Education 3M Young Scientist Challenge, students in grades 5 through 8 can submit a short video that explains the science behind a solution to an everyday problem, such as:

  • How to create greener transportation options?
  • How to detect/prevent food poisoning?
  • How to protect people in the event of an emergency?
  • All video entries must be submitted by April 19, 2012 to:


These scholarship opportunities are intended for elementary, middle and  high school students (K-12), as well as undergraduate and graduate students. Applicants should review carefully the timelines for scholarships and comply to each organization’s guidelines as instructed.

K-12 Scholarships

Kohl’s is now accepting nominations for the 2012 Kohl’s Cares Scholarship Program. Kohl’s recognizes kids ages six to 18 who have made a positive impact on their community through volunteerism. Nominations will be accepted February 1 through March 15 at


Undergraduate Scholarships

Ideapod Scholarship

2015 scholarship for the best idea on the future of work


2015 Society of Women Engineers Scholarships

NSHSS Foundation STEM Scholarships

2015 Green Home Improvement Scholarship

DIY Home Repair Scholarship (2015)

2015 Business Management Scholarships

American Psychological Association Scholarships, Grants and Awards

Military Education Benefits and Programs Guide


2015 A Better American Scholarship Program

Eligibility: University Student

Application Deadline: December 31, 2015

Amount: $1,000

Students must outline in 200 words or less how they intend to change America. Please submit your entry to [email protected] and include your name, university or school and contact details.

Charles Moo Scholarship

Eligibility: Students of Asian descent; at least 18 years of age

Application deadline: September 7, 2015

Amount: $500

Students must write 450-700 words for the prompt, “Provide three ideas on how new businesses can use social media to increase revenue.”

 Roosevelt Lovett Memorial Scholarship

Eligibility: Open to students pursuing an associates or undergraduate degree and enrolled in at least 6 units at a California community college or university, including CSUs, UCs, and private universities; minimum 2.3 GPA if already enrolled in college; at least 18 years of age.

Application deadline: July 31, 2014

Amount: $500 for fall 2014

Structured Settlement Career Planning Scholarship

Eligibility: enrolled in at least 6 units at a two year college, trade school, or four year college; a minimum 3.3 GPA; at least 18 years of age.

Application deadline: March 1, 2015

Amount: $1,000 scholarship for the 2015-2016 school year

 College Networking Scholarship

Eligibility: enrolled in at least 6 units at a two year college or trade school; maintain a minimum 3.2 GPA; at least 18 years of age.

Application deadline: April 25, 2015

Amount: $500 scholarship for the 2015-2016 school year

Financial Success For Single Mothers Scholarship

Eligibility: a single mother enrolled in at least 6 units at a two year college, trade school, four year college, or graduate school; a minimum 2.3 college G.P.A; at least 18 years of age.

Application deadline: October 1, 2015

Amount: $750 scholarship for spring winter/spring session of the 2015-2016 school year

Financial Growth for LGBTQ Scholarship

Eligibility: a student who identifies as LGBTQ and is enrolled in at least 6 units at a two year college, trade school, four year college, or graduate school; a minimum 2.3 college G.P.A; at least 18 years of age.

Application deadline: October 15, 2015

Amount: $750 scholarship for spring winter/spring session of the 2015-2016 school year

Cont- Undergraduate Scholarships

Grants for College Students

Engineering & Science Graduate Fellowship

Education Fellowships

Graduate & Professional Fellowships

Professional Fellowships (from University of Berkeley’s Career Center)

Lawyer Academy Scholarship

Graduate Scholarships

Medical Scholarship & Fellowships



American History Scholarship for Women

Deadline for application is February 15.

American Society of Women Accountants (ASWA) Scholarships – Undergraduate & Master’s 0r

Society of Women Engineers including the Brill Family Scholarship: and click on your class status for individual scholarships and their requirements.

Blanche E. Colman Foundation

For information regarding these scholarships for women write:

The Blanche E. Colman Awards

The Blanche E Colman Foundation
Boston Safe Deposit and Trust Company
One Boston Place
Boston, MA 02108.

Culinary Scholarships, Other

Girl Scouts of America Scholarships

Glamour’s Top 10 College Women Competition

Handweavers Guild of America, Inc.

Jewish Foundation — Education of Women

Jane M. Klausman Women in Business

National Physical Science Consortium (Graduate Fellowships for Minorities and Women in the Physical Sciences)

Deadline is November 15th, but call 1-800-952-4118 for complete details and to find out when applications will become available.

National Society of Black Engineers

NAWIC Founders’ Scholarship Foundation

Alice T. Schafer Mathematics Prize — Association for Women in Mathematics

Karla Scherer Foundation Scholarships

You may qualify for this award if you would like a career in the private manufacturing-based sector.  For more information call 312-943-9191.

Society of Women Engineers Scholarships, and select Undergraduate.

Velma E. Stuit Scholarships for Women

Union League Civic & Arts Foundation

Go to for details.

The Women at Microsoft (WAM) Scholarship, and search Scholarships.

Women in Aviation International You find complete information at

Opportunity Scholarships of the Women of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America:

World Studio Foundation AIGA visit the website:

Scholarships for Moms, Displaced Homemakers

Native Americans that need financial assistance. To find out if you meet the qualifications, call 240-314-7155.

The Sunshine Lady Foundation – Women’s Independence Scholarship Program:Survivors of partner abuse

Patsy Takemoto Mink Education Foundation for Low Income Women and Children: in April.

Women Returning to School

Business & Professional Women’s Foundation (BPF):

Laurels Fund

Linda Lael Miller

Michelle L. McDonald Scholarship

Jeannette Rankin Foundation Scholarships

Soroptimist’s Women’s Opportunity Awards

University of San Francisco McLaren School of Business: Laura D. Sypin Memorial Scholarship: Contact the McLaren Office of External Affairs at 415-422-2513.


Health Professions Preparatory Scholarship Program

The National Black Nurses Association Scholarships

Scholarships available for the 2012 year are:

Martha A. Dawson Genesis Scholarship

Martha Dudley Advanced Scholarship

Martha R. Dudley Scholarship

Ruth E. Miller Scholarship

NBNA Board of Directors Scholarship

Margaret Pemberton Scholarship

Dr. Lauranne Sams Scholarship

Reverend Pauline L. Cole Scholarship

Sheila Haley Scholarship

United Health Foundation Scholarship

For complete details on each award, go to, click on ‘Membership’ and read about scholarship opportunities.

Caroline E. Holt Nursing Scholarship


CIA Scholarships and Financial Aid

For complete information, go to the 

Academic Competitive Grant (ACG)

Federal Supplemental Education Opportunity Grant (FSEOG)

Traffic Clubs International Scholarships

For details call 206-549-2251, or write Scholarship Committee, Traffic Clubs International, 1275 Kamus Avenue, Fox Island, WA 98333.


NSF Scholarships in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics –

Science, Mathematics And Research for Transformation (SMART from the DoD) –

Edward C. Bryant Scholarship in Survey Statistics –

Xerox Minority Scholarships –

$1,000 College Scholarship from Rover –

CANFIT Scholarships –

American Culinary Federation Scholarships –












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