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ANNUAL CTA GRANTS AND SCHOLARSHIPS Unless noted, the application deadline will be posted online. Institute for Teaching grants Given by CTA's Institute for Teaching (IFT) to CTA members and chapters for projects that support strength-based, teacher- driven reform for students and public schools. Deadline: April 30, 2013. CTA Scholarships Scholarships of up to $5,000 are given to members of CTA or Student CTA, and dependent children of CTA members. Deadline: Feb. 8, 2013. Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Scholarships Given to members of defined ethnic minority groups who are members of CTA or Student CTA (SCTA), or dependent children of CTA members. Deadline: Feb. 22, 2013. GLBT "Guy DeRosa" Safety in Schools Grants and Scholarships Given to members of CTA or Student CTA, and to public school students and school districts nominated by a CTA or SCTA member. The grants support projects and presentations that promote understanding and respect for Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender persons. The scholarships support students in a teaching/counseling credential program who understand the importance of GLBT educators as role models in our public schools. Student CTA Scholarships Given by Student CTA to its members. SCTA also gives grants to reimburse SCTA members for testing and credential fees. Incentive grants CTA offers minority and small chapter incentive grants for members to attend most of its major conferences, such as Presidents Conference and Summer Institute. The grants cover transportation, conference fees, and lodging based on double occupancy. Disaster Relief Fund The Disaster Relief Fund provides financial assistance to CTA members and school sites that have experienced significant losses due to disasters in California. Collage by Francisco Juarez, student of David Reyes, CSU Los Angeles. Winner of a 2012 César E. Chávez Memorial Education Award. César E. Chávez Memorial Education Awards Given to teams of students and their teachers who demonstrate an understanding of César Chávez's guiding principles with a written essay or visual arts project. Winners receive up to $550 for both students and CTA members. Entries must be sub- mitted by a CTA member. Deadline: Dec. 7. Begin your next chapter today. Information session It's time. Please join us and discover our programs for adult learners. Tuesday, January 8, 2013 at 6:00 p.m. 8686 Haven Avenue – Suite 100 Rancho Cucamonga, California 91730 • convenient weekend classes • unique adult learning model • fl exible transfer credit policy • aff ordable tuition Benefi ts include Contact us now! Admissions 855.542.2627 x 1560 inland empire regional center Cambridge College is accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC) and voluntarily complies with the California Bureau for Private Post-Secondary and Vocational Education. Applicants are responsible for reading the academic catalog and getting all the information needed to make informed decisions. • 855.542.2627 x 1560 November 2012 31

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