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Professional Development Scholarship Emphasizing History, Number Theory, or Discrete Mathematics

Offered by National Council of Teachers of Mathematics

Reviewed by Lisa FreedlandLast updated Apr 12, 2024
Multiple awards worth up to


Grade level

Graduate Students

Application deadline:

May 1, 2024

Scholarship Overview

Are you currently a math teacher of grades 6-12 and interested in a grant opportunity? If so, the Professional Development Scholarship Emphasizing History, Number Theory, or Discrete Mathematics may be a great opportunity for you! The grant is open to grade 6 – 12 mathematics teachers who have taught for at least three years and plan to continue teaching.

It is offered by the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM) and funded by The Father Stanley J. Bezuszka and Margaret J. (Peg) Kenney Fund. Margaret J. (Peg) Kenney formerly served on the NCTM Board of Directors, was a renowned math educator, and received many awards for her contributions. Stanley J. Bezuszka also made many contributions, giving over 1,000 presentations, workshops, and minicourses on the subject of mathematics education. 

Each year, they award up to $3,000 to help chosen recipients fund the completion of credited coursework, design and implement a personal study plan, create and field-test appropriate classroom activities, and prepare and deliver a professional development presentation to colleagues. If you are a teacher looking for a grant opportunity to continue teaching, we encourage you to apply!

About National Council of Teachers of Mathematics

NCTM (National Council of Teachers of Mathematics) is one of the world's largest mathematics education organizations and advocates for high-quality mathematics teaching and learning.

Eligibility information

This scholarship is open to students meeting the below eligibility criteria.

Grade Level

Graduate Students

Academic Interest

Math, Education

Other Category



Applicants must (1) be mathematics teachers of grades 6-12, (2) have taught for at least three years and plan to continue teaching, and (3) be current Essential or Premium members of NCTM.

Application information

To apply for this scholarship, students must complete a proposal for their planned project and a project budget, in addition to submitting an online application and the below application materials.

Final Report

Letter of Recommendation

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For any questions regarding this scholarship application, please contact National Council of Teachers of Mathematics at [email protected].

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