The Lucy Enos Memorial Scholarship is for teachers of Hawaiian or part Hawaiian descent, or who teach children of Hawaiian ancestry. The scholarship provides a unique opportunity for the selected teacher to travel to Colorado Springs, Colo., to participate in one of the Space Foundation’s summer Space Across the Curriculum courses.
The scholarship provides a $3,000 spending allowance for travel, meals and lodging expenses and full tuition and fees for the selected teacher to attend any one of the week-long summer courses.
The recipient may elect to receive continuing education or graduate academic credit for the course; graduate credit may be applied toward one of several master’s degrees offered by Space Foundation partner universities.
Apply by submitting a letter, not exceeding two pages, detailing the motivation for applying, interest in space themes in the classroom, what you hope to gain from the experience and how the knowledge gained will be applied in the classroom. The application letter must be endorsed with a letter of support by a principal or other supervisor, and received by Monday, March 2, 2015.
Please submit your letter via email to: Donations@SpaceFoundation.org
Or via mail to: Scholarships , Space Foundation, 4425 Arrowswest Dr. , Colorado Springs, CO 80907
Scholarship Honors Space Foundation CEO’s Grandmother
Established in 2005 to create special professional development opportunities for teachers of Hawaiian or part-Hawaiian ancestry or teachers working with students of Hawaiian or part-Hawaiian ancestry and funded by Space Foundation Chief Executive Officer Elliot Holokauahi Pulham and his wife, Cynthia A. Pulham, the scholarship honors the memory of Pulham’s grandmother, Lucy Enos, who was born in Pahala, Hawai’i, in 1898.
Cristina Veresan, a middle school science teacher at Star of the Sea School in Honolulu, Hawai’i, is the 2014 recipient. Veresan plans to use the scholarship to travel to Colorado Springs, Colo., this summer to attend the Space Foundation Space Across the Curriculum teacher professional development course “Astronomy Principles for the Classroom: Kinesthetic Astronomy.” Read more here.