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Do you know of an excellent social studies educator, program, or dissertation that deserves recognition? NCSS is accepting nominations and applications for the following 2017 awards and grants. Awardees will be recognized at the NCSS Annual Conference, which will be held in San Francisco, November 16-19, 2017. Read more and submit an application at www.socialstudies.org/getinvolved/awards. Deadline for Application / Nomination is May 15, 2017.

Outstanding Social Studies Teacher of the Year
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5/15/2017
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The Institute of Education Sciences division within the U.S. Department of Education has a new funding opportunity for research and development and evaluation in social studies.

Deadline: 
8/23/2018
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Vernon Press, an independent publisher of scholarly books in the social sciences and humanities, invites monograph or edited volume proposals for their series on Sociology. This call is open to proposals that address all types of Sociology, from General Sociology, Economic Sociology, Political Sociology, Family Sociology, Sociology of Organization, Sociology of Religions, Sociology of Race to Sociology of Youth, among others.

Possible topics include (but not limited to):

Deadline: 
12/31/2018
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iCivics is looking for student words to include in its season’s greetings. This year’s essay contest encourages youth authors to share with iCivics’ Founder, Justice Sandra Day O’Connor, his or her favorite thing about iCivics online games. Writers should also share in their essay what they will take with them when they become active and engaged adult citizens.
Deadline: 
11/27/2017
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Applications are now being accepted for the U.S. Department of State’s Critical Language Scholarship (CLS) Program at clscholarship.org. They are due November 15, 2017 by 7:59pm ET.
Deadline: 
11/15/2017
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It's not too late to enter our Imagine the Future - Youth Video Challenge! The Kid Museum at Davis Library (Bethesda, MD), in partnership with the Arthur C. Clarke Foundation, "invites kids ages 11-18 to visualize how they would make the world a better place by 2042. In the spirit of Clarke, who used film and storytelling to imagine the future, kids are asked to submit a short video demonstrating an imaginative solution to a future problem, using science, technology, art, or design. It's free, fun and easy for kids to take part in—as simple as using a smartphone for a video recorder."
Deadline: 
10/20/2017
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High School students can experience a new world and expand their horizons by studying abroad as part of their high school experience. The U.S. Department of State Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs offers scholarships to high school students (ages 15-18) to study abroad for one academic year. International exchange programs give students the opportunity to establish long-lasting ties with people around the globe, promote mutual understanding, learn a new language, and develop global leadership skills. Previous language study is not required.
Deadline: 
12/11/2017
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The Beacon, a technology blog featuring the Technology Teacher Grant, is offering teachers the chance to earn up to $1,000 for purchasing classroom supplies or technology for their classroom. Teachers can submit a tech-focused lesson plan no later than 11:59 PM ET on December 9, 2017. View the Technology Teacher Grant guidelines: http://fios.verizon.com/beacon/technology-teacher-grant.
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12/09/2017
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The Social Science Education Consortium (SSEC) has announced the 2018 Young Scholars Travel Award. SSEC will select four young scholars for awards of $1,000 each plus a waiver of the conference fee to support their participation in the 2018 SSEC Conference, which will take place in Florence, Italy, June 5-10, 2018. The conference theme is "Democracy at a Crossroads: Examining the Past and Facing the Future."
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