Funding

CSAwesome Research Project

New to CSA Teachers

Are you a teacher transitioning from teaching AP CSP to AP CSA? Will you be teaching AP CS A for the first time? Are you new to Java programming?

Research Project Funding

Those who apply and receive a research participant scholarship for the CSAwesome research project will attend a CSAwesome professional development (PD) for FREE (up to $2,400 cost waived) and have an opportunity to receive stipends totaling $750 (if applicable).

Apply to receive FREE CSAwesome Professional Development and earn stipend(s). Learn how to apply below.

Research Project Eligibility

  1. High school teacher AND

  2. have previously taught the AP CSP course AND

  3. are planning to offer CS A in the 2022-23 academic year AND

  4. are new/inexperienced with the Advanced Placement CS A framework AND

  5. are new/inexperienced with Java programming and similar text-based languages AND

  6. be a U.S. teacher per National Science Foundation requirements AND

  7. agree to work to meet research requirements during the PD and academic year.

Important notes:

  • Priority will be given to teachers applying from high schools that are Public and/or Title I.

  • Research participant scholarships are non-transferable and not school-based. Individual teachers should submit an application.

  • At this time, we do not currently have any research participant scholarships available for non U.S. teachers.

  • Please email info@csawesome.org if you do not meet the research project eligibity requirements, but require financial assistance to participate in CSAwesome PD.

Research Project Requirements

Review our Research Project page for more information.

Application Process

Interested teachers should first complete our Research Participant Scholarship Application form (link).

  • You will NOT be able to Save and Continue the form.

  • We recommend allotting 10-15 minutes to complete the application.

  • Once completed and submitted, someone from the team will be in contact with you within 2-3 weeks regarding your application.

  • Research participant scholarship applicants should wait to register and submit their deposit after they have received a decision.

Deposits

All research participant scholarship recipients will be required to submit a $50.00 deposit to reserve their spot in the PD. Deposits are submitted through Eventbrite and are due one month before the PD begins. Research participant scholarship recipients who complete the PD and receive a certificate of participation will have their deposit refunded. If necessary, teachers may request a deposit waiver.

CSAwesome Scholarships

CURRENTLY UNAVAILABLE

Scholarship Eligibility - CURRENTLY UNAVAILABLE

  • high school teacher AND

  • have previously taught the AP CSP course AND

  • are planning to offer CS A in the 2021-22 academic year AND

  • are new/inexperienced with the Advanced Placement CS A framework AND

  • are new/inexperienced with Java programming and similar text-based languages.

Application Process - CURRENTLY CLOSED

Interested teachers should first complete our scholarship application form. You will NOT be able to Save and Continue the form. We recommend allotting 10-15 minutes to complete the application. Once completed and submitted, someone from the team will be in contact with you within 2-3 weeks regarding your application. Scholarship applicants should wait to register and submit their deposit after they have received a decision.

Note: If you are applying for a scholarship to attend the Pathfinders Summer Institute, you will need to complete both the Pathfinders application and the CSAwesome scholarship application.

Deposits Process When Scholarships are Awarded

All scholarship recipients will be required to submit a $50.00 deposit to reserve their spot in the PD. Deposits are submitted through Eventbrite and are due one month before the PD begins. Scholarship recipients who complete the PD and receive a certificate of participation will have their deposit refunded. If necessary, teachers may request a deposit waiver.