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Teacher Scholarship Application

PACE Teacher Scholarship Application


Available Awards
The number of teacher scholarships awarded will depend on the total number of applicants. Scholarships are available for up to $500.

Teacher Scholarship Funding Options
Teacher scholarships can be used for a wide variety of professional development opportunities and materials of practicing educators.  These include conferences, inservices, and materials for PLCs.  The scholarship will cover all associated costs with attending these events or obtaining these materials. This award is not intended to cover college costs for those seeking to enter the education field.

Teacher scholarships are available to all educators in Colorado. Awards are competitive.
PACE members receive additional weight in the scoring rubric.

Application Deadlines

Autumn:  October 1st               Spring:  March 1st

*Online applications must be received before 11:59pm MST on the day of the deadline to be considered.

Part I - Contact Information
Teacher's Information
Teacher First Name Teacher Last Name
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Email Address
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Teacher's Phone Number
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If you win, we will submit a press release to your local paper(s). If you know the name of your local paper(s), please provide it/them below.

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Have you won any awards, sat on any committees, provided testimony, or otherwise been recognized in connection to your work as an educator?

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Upload Headshot Please upload a headshot
Upload a yearbook photo or other formal headshot.
School Information School Please enter your school name.

School District, School Network, or Charter Chain Please enter district, network, or chain name.
Type of School Please indicate the type of school.
School Street Address Please enter your school address.
School City Please enter your school's city.
School State Please enter your school's state.
School Zip Code Please enter a valid zip code.
School Phone Number Please enter the phone number for the school.
Principal's Information
Title Principal’s First Name Principal's Last Name
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Principal's Email
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Part II - Membership in the Association of American Educators
Are you an member of PACE?Please indicate membership status.
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Part III - Proposal
Please fill select the grade level and subject the grant is being applied for.
Grade LevelPlease enter your grade level
Subject AreaPlease enter your subject area

Proposal Topic
Indicate proposal topic
Please choose the category that best represents the topic or nature of the professional development or the purpose of your proposal.
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Funds Used For

Please specify what you are purchasing.

In a few words, please describe the items you intend to purchase if provided the funds.  Description should be as specific and detailed as possible.  Examples:

  • Non-fiction Book Set
  • Career Guidance Packs
  • Document Camera
  • Music Notation Software
  • Makerbots



In a Microsoft Word or a text document, answer all five questions below.

This part of the application will scored blind. As you answer the question, please avoid personal information that could be used to identify you, your students, or your school.

Unfortunately, our system is not compatible with Google Doc or Apple Pages uploads, please convert these documents into text documents.

  1. Provide an overview of the professional development you are going to attend, including the name of the professional development, the name of the organization putting on the PD, the dates the PD  will be taking place, and the location or method of instruction (100 words maximum).
  2. In a 2-column table, list the items and costs you are anticipating you will need reimbursement for. This may include registration fees, travel costs, mileage reimbursement, hotel fees, and other costs associated with participation. Include a total cost at the bottom. Please remember, we will only reimburse a maximum of $500.
  3. Describe in detail why you are seeking this training out and why this professional development is needed in your career or classroom (100 words).
  4. Describe in detail the skills, competencies, and/or new knowledge that you will gain from this professional development and how this professional development will provide you with that skill or information (100 words).
  5. Describe in detail the impact that this professional development will have on your classroom, career, and/or community. Include how you plan to implement the new knowledge and skills you have gained (100 words).
AnonymityPlease certify the anonymity of your proposal. I understand that any information in the uploaded document below should be free of identifying information, including my name, students names, and my school name.


Upload ProposalPlease upload your proposal.
Please agree to the terms
Please agree to be reimbursed.
Please verify that you have been truthful

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