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STUDENT SCHOLARSHIPS AND AWARDS
TEACHER FELLOWSHIPS AND AWARDS
May 31--Special Educator of the Year: Entries for the second annual Special Educator of the Year contest sponsored by the Edmark Corporation are due. The contest is designed to honor special educators who are using Edmark product's to make a difference in the lives of their students and inspire other teachers with new ways to help students reach their full potential. The winner will receive a $2,000 gift certificate and the first and second runners-up will receive Edmark gift certificates in the amount of $1,000 and $500 respectively. Educators are asked to submit an official entry form along with a description of an innovative instructional program they have developed for one or more of their students. The instructional program must use at least one specified Edmark product and consist of activities or interactions designed to achieve a particular goal. Contact: Edmark; (800) 362-2890.
Oct. 31--Foreign-language fellowships: The National Endowment for the Humanities is inviting applications for its 1996 summer-fellowship program for foreign-language teachers, grades K-12. A stipend of $3,750 will be provided for six weeks' study abroad. Applicants must have three years' full-time teaching (K-12) experience; at least one-half of the teaching schedule in foreign languages during each of those years; be employed by a school in the United States or a U.S. school abroad; and have the intent to teach foreign languages at least five more years. Former winners of the program and teachers of English as a second language and bilingual education are not eligible. Contact: N.E.H. Fellowship Program for F.L. Teachers K-12, Connecticut College, 270 Mohegan Ave., New London, Conn. 06320-4196; (203) 439-2282; fax: (203) 439-5341.