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Frank and Nancy Newton Excellence in Education Award

Awards to Lubbock County, Texas Full-Time
Teachers for Outstanding Contributions to Education

Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

Funding Source:

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Beaumont Foundation of America

Deadline Date:

02/07/20 5:00 PM


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Awards of $10,000 to Lubbock County, Texas full-time classroom teachers to recognize outstanding contributions to education. This awards program acknowledges teachers who exemplify the exceptional qualities that inspire learning in students.

Newton Excellence in Education candidates should exemplify the highest standards and practices of the teaching profession. These qualities include but are not limited to:

  • Dedication, knowledge, and skill
  • The expertise to inspire students of all backgrounds and abilities
  • A demonstrated distinguished classroom practice
  • Professionalism and collegiality
  • High standards for themselves and their students
  • The ability to create a classroom environment conducive to learning
  • Commitment to students and their leaning
  • The respect and admiration of students, parents, and colleagues
  • Contribution to the wider school community

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 178298

Number of Grants:

Six teachers will be selected annually to receive this prestigious award.

Estimated Size of Grant:

Each award recipient will be honored at an awards gala and receive a crystal obelisk, a portrait and $10,000.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Schools or individuals are invited to nominate teachers; however, a teacher may not self-nominate. Previous winners are not eligible for nomination. All nominations must use the approved nomination form.

Newton Excellence in Education candidates must:
- Have completed five years teaching experience.
- Be full-time classroom teachers at a public or non-public school in Lubbock County.
- Complete the Foundation’s application packet by the stated deadline.

Pre-Application Information:

Apply online:
- November 1, 2019: Nomination/Application Packet available to download on the website
- February 7, 2020: Completed Nomination/Application Packet Deadline by 5:00 PM
- March 2020: Newton Excellence in Education Award Winners Announced on Website and Media
- May 13, 2020: Awards Banquet Honoring the Newton Excellence in Education Award Winners

All nominees must complete an application packet if they are interested in participating.

Contact Information:

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

Nominations should be sent to:
The Beaumont Foundation
470 Orleans, 1st Floor
Beaumont, Texas 77701

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Geographic Focus:

USA: Texas: Lubbock County

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