NEF-SUNY STEM+ Academy Grant ($100 Million) See STEM PPT
Summary and Application for School Year 2017-18

by NEF (National Education Foundation), national non-profit leader in K-12 STEM+ Education,
and SUNY (State University of New York), the largest university in the U.S.

About the Academies

Academy Video

Grant Details and Application

Grant Rationale: U.S. students are ranked in the bottom 20% in STEM education globally
Goal: To provide world-class academic (mapped to every state’s standards) and applicational (STEM design contests and awards at the District, State and National levels) STEM+ education  to a million K-12 students to prepare them for college and the 21st century jobs
Eligibility: Any school district/school with 35% or more students on free/reduced cost meals; Others pay a higher fee–call us at 703-823-9999.
Deadline: Grants are awarded on an ongoing basis, first come, first served.
Performance Outcomes: On average, students advance one grade level in a subject like math or reading in 20-30 learning hours. See

Your Cost: The cost per student per year for proving the world-class the STEM+ program is $1,450. With NEF providing 80% grant, your cost drops to $290. Funds can come from Title I, other Federal, state, foundation, and other sources.

What You Get: For the $290 you pay per student per year, you will receive the following, as part of NEF’s Total System Solution called PSL-MM- TPT-FS:

  1. Personalized learning courses mapped to your state standards (top-rated SuccessMaker for K-8 math & ELA, GradPoint for 9-12 STEM, ELA, Social Studies & SAT/ACT, Digital Literacy for middle and high schools, and Skillsoft for Career Tech IT/Business/Professional Development) for every participating student
  2. Stipend for the Director of the program
  3. LMS (state-of-the art)
  4. Mentoring
  5. Motivational rewards for students ( iPads, gift certificates, Minecraft licenses for K-8 students, $1 million STEM Design Software for 9-12 students etc.)
  6. Teacher training and mentoring (professional development courses facilitating CEUs)
  7. Parent training (in 100+ IT and Business certifications with world-class online courses and live online mentors)
  8. Tech support
  9. Fitness Incentives (to help improve fitness levels of students)
  10. State University of New York (SUNY) certificates, support and guidance for Students, Teachers and Parents

Complete the application form below: (Call NEF at 703-823-9999 for any assistance)

APPLICATION FORM for School Year 2017-18 (Complete and Submit)

Regular fee=$1,450, NEF grant=$1,160, Your cost=$290/student/year.

For a description of the courses, please review our course catalog at

If you need assistance, call us at 703-823-9999.