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Education Support

Museums and libraries support formal education from early elementary through the highest levels of research and scholarship.

National Student Poets Program logoPartnership:
National Student Poets Program
The President’s Committee on the Arts and the Humanities and IMLS are partnering with the nonprofit Alliance for Young Artists & Writers on the National Student Poets Program, the country’s highest honor for youth poets whose original work exhibits exceptional creativity, dedication to craft, and promise.

Search the Awarded Grants database for grants to programs that strengthen education support (issue areas have only been assigned to grants awarded since FY 2009)

Education support content on the IMLS Web site:
Blog Post: Financial Aid Toolkit: A One-Stop Shop for Financial Aid Resources

January 17, 2014 02:37 PM
Many libraries have become the go-to place in their communities for financial information. The U.S. Department of Education’s Office of Federal Student Aid recently launched a new website called the Financial Aid Toolkit for librarians and anyone who help students with the financial aid process. Read More

 
Space Place Sample Display
Blog Post: Bringing NASA Science Directly to Your Museum and Library

October 28, 2013 10:16 AM
Learn how you can receive NASA educational materials to display publicly in your museum or library. Read More

 
Boy doing a science project.
Blog Post: Millions of Moments of Discovery: US2020 Launches City Competition

September 27, 2013 12:36 PM
The US2020 City Competition capitalizes on the role of cities as centers for innovation by supporting efforts to build local STEM mentoring capacity for underserved youth. Museums and libraries are eligible to apply. Read More

 
2013 NSPP FLOTUS
Blog Post: Meet the 2013 National Student Poets

September 26, 2013 11:44 AM
Welcome 2013 National Student Poets Read More

 
Blog Post: Federal Student Aid Made Easy

September 24, 2013 02:33 PM
Many libraries have become the go-to place in their communities for help with government forms. Here are ways librarians can help students with their FAFSA forms. Read More