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Scholarships and Grants

The Math Medic Foundations offers student scholarships and grants for teachers and schools working towards improving math education outcomes.

Student scholarships

Math Medic Foundation awards one-time scholarships to students who want to enter the field of mathematics or a mathematics-related field. Preference will be given to students who demonstrate financial need or are underrepresented in mathematics programs or fields.

Scholarships: Fund Your Future Scholarship & Kent County Fund Your Future Scholarship

Eligibility requirements: High school seniors that will be pursuing a college degree or training in mathematics or a mathematics-related field are eligible to apply. Kent County Fund Your Future scholarship applicants must be residents of Kent County, Michigan.

Scholarship amount: $2,000

Scholarship: Paul Myers Scholarship for Data Science

Eligibility requirements: High school seniors that will be pursuing a college degree or training in data science are eligible to apply.

Scholarship amount: $4,000

Deadline and award date for all scholarships: April 14, 2023, Applicants will be notified of decisions by May 19, 2023.

Please prepare your responses to the following questions before starting the application:

  • Please tell us your story. What has your learning experience been like in school up to this point? What challenges, socially and/or academically, have you faced in this journey? How did you develop an interest in mathematics?
  • Please describe your future plans for college and beyond. Be sure to include any connections to mathematics or math-related content and careers.
  • Please explain how being awarded this scholarship will help you achieve your future plans. Be as specific as possible.

Teacher grants

The Math Medic Foundation offers grants for professional development to promote the professional and personal growth of educators and excellence in mathematics education.

Eligibility requirements: Applicants must be currently working with elementary or secondary students as a classroom teacher.

Note: Certain grant funds are available specifically for teachers in Kent County, Michigan. Applicants will be asked to indicate eligibility for these funds.

Deadline and award date: April 14, 2023, Applicants will be notified of decisions by May 19, 2023.

Grant amount: Varies

Please prepare your responses to the following questions before starting the application:

  • Please tell us your story. What has your teaching experience been like up to this point? How does your current role relate to mathematics?
  • Please describe the professional development you are hoping to receive if awarded this grant. How would receiving this PD help you improve your practice? Be sure to include any connections to mathematics.
  • Please estimate the cost of this professional development experience and what your funding gap currently is. Be sure to estimate travel costs, if applicable, substitute teacher costs, if applicable, etc.

School grants

The Math Medic Foundation offers financial assistance to public, private, parochial and charter schools, in the form of funding for professional development for math teachers or resources aimed at supporting teachers and students in the math classroom.

Eligibility requirements: Schools must be using funds to improve math outcomes for students. Preference will be given to schools that serve low-income or minority students.

Note: Certain grant funds are available specifically for schools in Kent County, Michigan. Applicants will be asked to indicate eligibility for these funds.

Deadline and award date: April 14, 2023, Applicants will be notified of decisions by May 19, 2023.

Grant amount: Varies

Please prepare your responses to the following questions before starting the application:

  • Please describe the project or resources that you are hoping to receive grant funds for. How would this project or these resources improve your classroom or school? Be sure to include any connections to mathematics.
  • Please estimate the cost of this project or these resources. If possible, please break down the costs by line item.
  • If there is other pertinent information related to this application that has not yet been recorded, please write it here.