AAGT offers many opportunities to give back to the community in the way of grants and scholarships.
Student Enrichment Scholarship
Purpose: To supplement tuition for students in kindergarten through grade 12 to attend enrichment activities. The scholarship funds 90% of tuition up to $200 for 40 students per year. A current AAGT member must sponsor the student.
Summer Deadline: Submit application by May 31; receive a response by June 15.
Spring Deadline: Submit application by October 20; receive a response by November 20.
Purpose: To provide funds for student teams to travel to academic competitions(scholarships are not available for registration fees). Teams apply by submitting a paragraph, up to 250 words explaining why they participate and what they hope to gain. The team must have a member from AAGT sponsor their application. Teams of 2-5 members can receive up to $250.00. Teams of 5-10 can receive up to $500. Larger teams will be reviewed on a case by case basis. 4 students will be sponsored per year.
Purpose: Purpose: To reimburse teachers for tuition toward gifted endorsement courses up to $500 for a lifetime amount. Up to four scholarships will be granted each year. Applicant must be a current member of AAGT. The applications are accepted any time of year. Responses will be received approximately 3 weeks following submission of an application.
Purpose: To fund classroom projects and/or activities that align with the Arizona Association Gifted and Talent’s vision. The grant amount is funded up to $500 to current AAGT members who are teaching in a K-12 public, private, or charter school. Two grants per year will be funded.
Fall Grant: Submit application by October 31; receive a response by January 1.
Spring Grant: Submit application by March 1; receive a response by July 1.
Purpose: To fund first time attendees to the AAGT Annual Conference. Up to 18 scholarships will be issued for a one-day attendance at the annual conference. Recipients must be a current member of AAGT.