Teacher Grants, Scholarships, and Training

  • Grants for Great Ideas (Big Ones)

    Grants for Great Ideas (Big Ones)

    Click here to see a list of grants awarded and information about future grant awards. The next round of grant applications will be reviewed Spring 2021. The deadline to submit applications will be March 15, 2021.

    At least one primary applicant must have a grant writing certificate to show proof of attending an MEF grant writing workshop.
    One classroom or teacher may apply for up to $1,500.
    Two or more classrooms or teachers may apply for up to $5,000.
    An entire campus or district may apply for a grant of more than $5,000 with prior campus principal approval. Only one submission per campus per round will be accepted for this larger grant opportunity.

    Note: A professional development round of grants was announced in October 2020. MEF will not consider professional development requests for more than $1,000 until that round.

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  • Grants for Great Ideas - Professional Development

    Grants for Great Ideas - Professional Development

    NEW! Grants will be available for professional development to be held between May and December 2021.  This award can include attending seminars, bringing trainers or consultants into the district for an event or implementing a new professional learning program at your campus. .

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  • Grant Express (Smaller Ones)

    Grant Express (Smaller Ones)

    Apply for funding up to $1000 for classroom programs. Grant Express applications close at 11:59 PM on the last calendar day of the month (weekends included). Please allow 30 days from close of cycle to learn if your grant was approved.

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  • Grant Express for Professional Development

    Grant Express for Professional Development

    Funding up to $1000 will be awarded to MISD staff (individually or as a group) member serving in a position of classroom teacher, librarian, counselor or other staff position working directly with students to attend professional development. A limit of $1000 is available for a particular training event, regardless of number of people attending. Smaller requests are encouraged. Please allow 60 days between application submission and registration for the event . NOTE: In light of the COVID pandemic, requests for virtual conferences during this time period are preferred.

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  • Staff Scholarships

    Staff Scholarships

    Established by an endowment from the Dwain & Jeanie Holdbrook Moss family in 2001, this scholarship was established to assist Midway ISD staff members in pursuit of a bachelors, masters, or doctoral degree to be used in teaching MISD students. Alternative or other certifications are not covered by this particular scholarship.

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Links to Online Applications can be found in each section.