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.
The Learning Forward Foundation grant offered me the opportunity to serve as an extension of a passionate group of individuals who share my same level of high conviction and advocacy around the power of learning as an agent for transformation (individual, institutional and societal transformation). — Shannon Terry, Patsy Hochman Academy Scholarship, 2016
The Learning Forward Team Grant awarded us the opportunity to further develop ourselves as individual educators and as a teaching team. Consequently, our special education students experienced an unprecedented amount of success in a variety of areas including socio-emotional, academic, behavioral, and speech development.— Newark, Learning Forward Team Grant, 2015