We are pleased to report that during the 2013 Calendar Year, a limited number of Registration Scholarships are available for Massachusetts Agriculture in the Classroom's winter and fall conferences. This includes our Annual "Growing Minds through Massachusetts Agriculture" Winter Conference on March 9, 2013 in Ludlowand our "Fall Greening the School Conference" on Saturday, November 9, 2013 in Brookline.
Eligible candidates for these scholarships must meet the following requirements:
- all eligible candidates must be a teacher in Massachusetts or training to be a teacher at a Massachusetts college; (For our Winter Conference, Connecticut Teachers are also eligible)
- all eligible candidates must be training to be a teacher, new to teaching within the past five years or must teach in an urban community or must be a farm-based educator.
- all eligible candidates must complete and submit an application form answering all questions provided. Click here for a copy of the application form.
The Board of Directors of Massachusetts Agriculture in the Classroom will review all Scholarship applications and will notify applicants at least one week before the program is scheduled to begin. Winning candidates will be required to send in a brief report of their educational experience. Copies of some of these reports will be sent to the Scholarship Sponsor.
These Scholarships were sponsored by a grant from the Northeast Farm Credit East AgEnhancement Program in 2013. We are truly grateful to Northeast Farm Credit East for this important support of MAC's education programs.