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Scholarships and Grants

AAGT offers many opportunities to give back to our gifted community in the way of scholarships and grants

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STUDENT ENRICHMENT SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION

Purpose: To provide tuition for students in kindergarten through grade 12 to attend enrichment activities (after school classes, camps, etc)

A current AAGT member must sponsor the student if applying for a reimbursement scholarship. The scholarship funds tuition up to $200 for up to 40 students per year.

There is no deadline to apply, however, AAGT will award up to 10 scholarships per quarter, with up to 5 designated to needs-based students.

A current AAGT member must sponsor the student. AAGT Member can be a teacher of or a family member/friend of the student
If different than AAGT Member Name

Please Upload Following Items:

The following items must be uploaded or emailed to: director@azgifted.com 1. Letter of Recommendation from AAGT Sponsoring Member 2. Program Description and Registration form with student information. 3. Receipt showing enrichment activity has been paid in full.
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Up to $200

Needs Based Student Enrichment Scholarship Application

Purpose: To provide tuition for students in kindergarten through grade 12 to attend enrichment activities (after school classes, camps, etc)

A teacher or administrator may recommend a student for a scholarship to be paid directly to the enrichment program by AAGT. Students enrolled at Title 1 schools will be given priority.

The scholarship funds tuition up to $200 for up to 20 students per year.

There is no deadline to apply, however, AAGT will award up to 5 scholarships per quarter.

Enrichment Program Information

Who does AAGT make the check out to?
Up to $200

Please Upload Following Items:

The following items must be uploaded or emailed to: director@azgifted.com 1. Letter of Recommendation from a teacher or administrator. 2. Program Description and Registration form with student information.
Click or drag a file to this area to upload.

Student Academic Competition Scholarship

Purpose: To provide funds for student teams to travel to academic competitions (scholarships are not available for registration fees). 

Teams may 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 member (teacher, parent, friend, etc) 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.

Four student teams will be sponsored per school year.  Preference will be given to teams from Title 1 schools. Responses will be received approximately 3 weeks following submission of an application.

A current AAGT member must sponsor the student. AAGT Member can be a teacher of or a family member/friend of the student

Competition Information

Transportation, lodging, meals, etc.
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.

Please Upload Following Items:

The following items must be uploaded or emailed to: director@azgifted.com 1. Letter of Recommendation from AAGT Sponsoring Member 2. Student written paragraph, up to 250 words explaining why they participate and what they hope to gain. 3. Team registration documentation/confirmation
Click or drag a file to this area to upload.

AAGT Parent Institute Scholarship

Parents who wish to attend an AAGT Parent Institute can apply below for a need-based scholarship.  If Children’s Enrichment Classes are offered, parents may also request for a need-based scholarship for their children to attend these classes. 

Scholarship Recipients will be notified within one week of application. Scholarships are limited for each parent event.

Teacher Gifted Endorsement Tuition Scholarship

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 calendar year.  The 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. This includes consideration for full or partial registration fees for conferences that support increasing the understanding of the needs of the gifted (ie.:  SENG, NAGC, WCGTC, etc.) 

Up to $500

Please Upload Following Items:

You must upload a receipt of paid coursework
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Teacher Classroom Mini-Grant

Purpose:   To fund classroom projects and/or activities that align with the vision of the Arizona Association Gifted and Talented. 

The grant amount is funded up to $500 to current AAGT members who are teaching in K-12 public, private, or charter schools. Two grants per year will be funded. Scholarship recipients are invited to submit a photo of themselves and a brief paragraph of their class project/activity at the conclusion of their experience to be posted on AAGT’s  website and social media.

Fall Grant: Submit application by October 1; receive a response by November 1.
Spring Grant: Submit application by March 1; receive a response by April 1.

Up to $500

Please Upload Following Items:

Your Headshot and any documentation for your project.
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Consent to Share on AAGT Media

AAGT reserves the right to share information submitted in this application including your first name, photo and project description on our website and social media.

Annual Conference Scholarship Application

Purpose: To fund first time attendees to the AAGT Annual Conference. Up to 10 scholarships will be issued for attendance at the annual conference, with half issued to educators who work at Title I schools.  Recipients must be a current member of AAGT.

Please visit our Annual Conference Page to apply for the current year scholarship