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Student Resource Development Grant

Student Resource and Development Grant

Deadline

Rolling Deadline throughout the school year.

Purpose

The Student Resource Development Grant is designed to encourage and support student participation in national competitions or conferences (academic, science, leadership, or vocational). Other special student programs and/or YCSD sponsored activities may also apply for the grant

Persons Eligible to Apply for Grants

There are numerous clubs/classes (i.e. Forensics, Science Fair, Future Business Leaders of America, Odyssey of the Mind, DECA, SCA, etc.) that are eligible.

Eligible Proposals

All eligible proposals must meet the following criteria:

    • All applications should be typed or printed using black or blue ink. One (1) hard copy shall be submitted and one (1) electronic copy shall be submitted to bgray2@ycsd.york.va.us.
    • LEADERSHIP for National/International competition shall be defined as any activity that reinforces the competencies, skills, standards the student has learned from the classroom instruction that will better prepare him/her for further education and work.
    • Applications may be submitted at any time during the year and will be reviewed by the SRD Committee as received and as long as funds are available.
    • Students must take partial responsibility for expenses. The student shall provide the SRD Committee information on other fundraising efforts.
    • The review Committee shall be composed of YFPE Board of Trustee. School division personnel may be asked to secure background and/or instructional-related information relevant to the decision making process.
    • Award winners will be notified within 7 to 10 business days of the application process.
    • Documentation of proposed expenditure as stated in application must be submitted with the original application.
    • The student and his/her sponsor will provide a one page written report, to include a relevant photo of the student(s), to the SRD Committee concerning their experience no later than one month after the event.

Award of Funds

The amount and number of awards will depend on funds available from The York Foundation for Public Education, Inc.

2023-2024 Student Resource and Development Grant Winners

Grafton High School's Engineering, Drawing and Design - $1000

Tabb High School's DECA - $3000

Grafton Middle School Odyssey of the Mind - $2240

Tabb High School FBLA - $500

Tabb High School Kidwind - $2500

Tabb Middle School Odyssey of the Mind - $2760