The North Carolina Council for the Social Studies Announces Grants, Awards, and Scholarships for Current and Pre-Service Social Studies Teachers
The North Carolina Council for the Social Studies Awards Program seeks to recognize and honor achievements in Social Studies Education. Several awards are given at our Annual State Conference in February.
Outstanding Senior Social Studies Award
Each year schools may select one graduating senior to receive the Outstanding Senior Social Studies Award. This award recognizes excellence in social studies, leadership skills in class discussion, enthusiasm for and knowledge of the social studies service to school and community, good citizenship.
- Outstanding senior Social Studies Letter and Form (PDF)
- Outstanding senior Social Studies Letter and Form (DOCX)
NCCSS Student Teacher Scholarship
The North Carolina Council for the Social Studies offers a $1,000.00 scholarship to an undergraduate student in North Carolina who will be student teaching in social studies in 2015 or 2016.
- Student Teacher Scholarship Program Notice and Application (DOC)
- Student Teacher Scholarship Program Notice and Application (PDF)
NCCSS Outstanding Social Studies Teacher of the Year
The North Carolina Council for the Social Studies recognizes exemplary teaching in the field of social studies and will recognize one outstanding social studies teacher in 2015. New this year, the winner of the 2015 Social Studies Teacher of the Year Award will be presented an award check for $100 at the annual state-wide social studies conference luncheon. In addition, the winner is encouraged to share his/her expertise and experiences by presenting on a session topic of his/her choice at the 2016 annual conference; if the winner chooses to do so, the NCCSS will also waive the $100 conference fee in 2016. Selection criteria and nomination forms are found in the documents below.
NCCSS Teacher Grants
The North Carolina Council for the Social Studies provides grants of up to $1,000 to help teachers make an even greater impact in their classroom, school district, and community through innovative social studies programs. Funding priorities, guidelines, and an application are found in the documents below.