Congratulations Mini-Grant Recipients!
UCOR has awarded 38 STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) Education Mini-Grants for our 2022 Program. This year, UCOR funded 38 STEM projects in 28 regional schools for a total of $40,000. (List of 2022 grant recipients.)
We are proud to support STEM projects with our annual program, which covers nine East Tennessee counties. Since 2012, UCOR has awarded grants totaling $270,000.
Grants are available for both traditional STEM classes, as well as for STEM-enhancing projects in all areas (English, social studies, music, etc.).
Following is information about the program. The application process opens in February each year.
Who can apply?
Mini-grants will go to K-12 teachers and schools in Anderson, Blount, Campbell, Knox, Loudon, Morgan, Roane, Scott, and Union counties. All applications should focus on STEM-related activities.
More than one teacher from a school may submit an application, but the school principal must approve each one. Funding levels are:
- Single classroom: $750
- Multiple classrooms: $1,000
- Entire school: $1,500