SD Biotech Awarding Grants for South Dakota K-12 STEM Outreach

Posted on: August 15, 2023   |   Categories: Announcements, News & Updates
SD Biotech Awarding Grants for South Dakota K-12 STEM Outreach

In coordination with Fisher Scientific, South Dakota Biotech will be awarding grants for K-12 STEM outreach efforts in South Dakota.

The grants are up to $1,000 per award, administered annually.

Eligible applicants include but are not limited to, science or math teachers at a public, private, or tribal K-12 school in South Dakota, university faculty, and non-profit organizations interested in increasing their K-12 STEM outreach efforts.

These funds can be used toward a wide variety of outreach efforts, such as STEM scholarships, purchasing science kits, or funding needed for classroom visits, summer camps, etc.

  • Application Due Date: Friday, Sept. 15
  • Awardees Notified: Friday, Sept. 29

Grant Application

About South Dakota Biotech

South Dakota Biotech is the state affiliate of the Biotechnology Innovation Organization (BIO). This non-profit organization is dedicated to developing biotechnology through expanding research, advocacy, funding, education, infrastructure development and promotion. Formed in 2006, South Dakota Biotech serves a membership which includes business, universities, service providers and state-wide economic development entities to expand the bioscience industry. The primary goals of the association are to:

  • Connect leaders and experts.
  • Collaborate to shape the future.
  • Drive innovation to feed, fuel, and heal the world.

About Fisher Scientific

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