Stipend Information

Each participant will receive a travel stipend. Stipends are determined according to distance of travel and are taxable as income. The stipend will be paid at the completion of the program.

Participant Expectations

Project applicants who accept an offer to participate are expected to remain during the entire period of the program and to participate in its work on a full-time basis. Participants are also required to prepare for discussions and group presentations, complete a curricular project and submit an evaluation.

Application Deadline

Participant applications are due on Friday, April 5, 2024 no later than 11:59 p.m. Central Time.


The submission period has ended.

Selection Process

Participants are selected by a committee consisting of three or more members, including the project directors and at least one K-12 classroom teacher. They will evaluate all complete applications to select a group of participants and to identify alternates.

The Selection Committee seeks a diverse group of educators from different types of schools with varied student bodies in regions around the country who represent assorted grade levels and academic disciplines. This goal will also impact participation selection.

Applicant Decision Notifications

All applicants will be notified of their status (whether accepted, wait listed or not accepted) on Friday, April 12, 2024.

Participant Acceptance Deadline

Successful applicants must accept or decline their offer by Friday, April 19, 2024.