Belz/Lynch/Krause Educational Grant Fund

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Good teachers are always looking to improve their skill set.

NSEA makes learning easier with an award from the Belz/Lynch/Krause Educational Grant Fund. The 2021 application deadline for those funds is Saturday, Feb. 20.

Grants are awarded for projects related to improving a local association; development of instructional materials; or for staff development for individuals of a local association. Eligible are any NSEA member; group of NSEA members; or any NSEA local association.  
The application must include an abstract of the project, not to exceed four typed pages, including the following information: need; how the project will address the need to relate to professional growth goals; project description; timeline; a budget statement; and method of evaluating project success. Applications must be submitted online by Saturday, Feb. 20. Recipients will be notified in March.

A letter describing and evaluating the project shall be submitted to NSEA’s Scholarship and Grants Committee within three months of project completion. 

The grants are named for John Lynch, NSEA’s executive director from 1959 to 1974; Paul Belz, executive director from 1974-84; and Helen Krause, NSEA president in 1966 and the first Nebraskan to serve on NEA’s Executive Committee.

Get details from Sally Bodtke at 1-800-742-0047 or via email at:



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