Scholarship and Grant Opportunities
Learning Forward Foundation Academy Scholarships
The Learning Forward Foundation Academy Scholarships develop leaders in professional learning through their participation in the Learning Forward Academy. The Learning Forward Foundation offers the following scholarships
- Stephanie Hirsh Academy Scholarship (includes $500 travel stipend for each of five academy sessions)
- Learning Forward Foundation Scholarship for a School-based Leader
- Learning Forward Foundation Scholarship for a District-based or State Education Leader
- Patsy Hochman Memorial Scholarship for a School- or District-based Professional Learning Leader in Texas
Applicants may apply for more than one scholarship if they meet the requirements within the application.
Learn more about the Learning Forward Academy program.
Learning Forward Affiliate Grant
The Learning Forward Foundation is making available one grant opportunity of up to $2,000 for one year to assist a Learning Forward affiliate needing to rebuild, reorganize, or generate a stronger organization. The grant will honor Dale Hair’s legacy of work with the affiliates and her passion for supporting the successful work of the affiliates.
Applicants must be officially recognized Learning Forward Affiliate organizations.
My participation in the Learning Forward Academy, which was funded by a Learning Forward Foundation Grant, has had an enormous impact on my school district. My problem of practice that was studied during my 3 years in Academy has become a major, districtwide initiative that has impacted every classroom in our district in some fashion. I’m incredibly grateful for the sponsorship and the catalyst for learning and leadership that Learning Forward provided.— Suzanne Newell, Patsy Hochman Academy Scholarship, 2014
Flexible protocols with continuous systems of support for on-going learning, brings everyone closer to the shared vision to support student achievement.— Tammy Bosley, Principal as Leader of Professional Learning, 2015