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Girls RISEnet is pleased to invite you to apply for a competitive travel and/or mini-grants. You may apply for both grants but must submit a separate application for each grant.

Travel Awards

Travel awards are intended to offset travel costs for museum staff to attend Girls RISEnet workshops held at Girls RISEnet regional hub museums. The maximum award is $500.

Eligibility:

  • Must be registered to attend a Girls RISEnet workshop that takes place no more than 6 months from application date.
  • Awards are disbursed on a reimbursement basis, up to maximum of $500. Original receipts documenting travel expenses must be submitted for reimbursement.

Mini-Grants

Mini-grants are intended to initiate or expand gender related programming for girls, parents and guardians, counselors, teachers or museum staff. The awards can be any amount up to a maximum of $2,000.

Eligibility:

  • Applicant must register on the Girls RISEnet website.
  • Activity must be implemented within 6 months of receipt of award.
  • Priority will be given to activities that serve girls from underserved and underrepresented backgrounds and that focus on the goals of Girls RISEnet.
  • Non-museum applicants must incorporate local science center/museum resources.

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Kualapu’u School's Take Flight After School Science Class

Take Flight is a new after school science class at Kualapu’u School that includes an educational field trip to Honolulu. Kualapuu School is located on the Hawaiian island of Molokai where there are not museums or science centers to visit. Th...Read More

Privacy Policy | The Girls RISE (Raising Interest in Science and Engineering) National Museum Network is funded by Grant No. HRD-0937245 from the National Science Foundation (NSF), Human Resource Development, Research on Gender in Science and Engineering Extension Services (GSE/EXT) Program. Project collaborators include the Miami Science Museum, the Association of Science-Technology Centers (ASTC) and SECME, Inc. The project seeks to increase the capacity of science centers and museums to interest girls from underrepresented populations in the engineering sciences