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If you choose,
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that your contribution
be assigned to
one of these programs.

SUPPORT

 
Myra Sadker Student and Teacher Awards

The Myra Sadker Foundation supports educational equity efforts for students and teachers to advance social justice. Myra Sadker was a pioneer in creating fair classrooms for all students. These awards build upon her work.

  • Teacher awards fund a lesson, unit, or project that promotes fairness and human dignity.
  • Student awards fund projects or activities proposed by students of any age that promote the goals of the Myra Sadker Foundation.
  • Dissertation awards designed to financially support doctoral level dissertations that explore or promote educational equity.

Deadlines
Undergraduate Scholarship and Dissertation Awards:
Deadline for submission: December 1
Award announcements: March 5

Teacher and Student Awards are considered and distributed throughout the year.

Teacher Award

Designed to promote and support teacher projects (K-12) that help students learn about and respect group differences, promote fairness, and in other ways build upon the values and contributions of Myra Sadker's work. Each project should have a gender dimension. Awards range from $1,000 to $2,000.
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Student Award

Designed to encourage student ideas, activities and projects (K-12) that promote respect for group differences, fairness, and in other ways build upon the values and contributions of Myra Sadker's work. Each project should have a gender dimension. Awards range from $100 to $1,000.
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Doctoral Dissertation Award

Designed to promote and support graduate students engaged in educational equity research. Doctoral level dissertations that explore or promote educational equity and fairness based on gender, race, ethnicity, religion, class, sexual orientation, or other such variables will be considered for support. Each dissertation should have a gender dimension. Awards are $2,000 a year.
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