HP Funding Opportunity to Explore Innovations in STEM Education

As a leading educator concerned with the quality of education, you already know that education in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) is one of the keys to social progress and economic competitiveness. At HP, our Catalyst Initiative is a global network of thought-leading educators who are exploring innovations in STEM learning and teaching. We are thrilled to announce that we are expanding this initiative and invite you to apply for grants valued at more than $150,000 (USD).

In 2011, HP seeks to fund 20 new organizations to join one of six international consortia. These- “sandboxes” of innovation will use technology to create powerful learning experiences for students as they use technical skills and and creativity to address urgent social challenges in their communities and around the world. Selected organizations will receive more than $150,000 (USD) in technology, cash, and professional services – and they become members of an exciting and unique professional network of innovative educators around the world.

Proposal Submission Deadline: 12 May 2011

Eligibility: Education institutions that serve students in grades 6-16 in 14 targeted countries – Australia, Brazil, Canada, China, France, Germany, India, Mexico, Nigeria, Russia, South Africa, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom and the United States.

For more information on the innovation themes and complete details, download the Request for Proposals by visiting www.hp.com/go/hpcatalyst and reviewing this ppt in pdf 2011 Catalyst v2

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