Lyman Newell Grants
Lyman C. Newell Grants
for the
75th SUMMER CONFERENCE
Fitchburg State University, Fitchburg, MA
August 11-14, 2014
The Northeastern Section of the American Society (NESACS) is offering four Lyman C. Newell Grants for the New England Association of Chemistry Teachers’72th Annual Summer Conference. This year, the conference is being held at Fitchburg State College in Fitchburg, MA. Details for the conference can be obtained at <NEACT.org>. The total fees for Monday evening through Thursday morning, including registration, room and board, banquets and socials are approximately $430.00. Each Newell Grant will be for $225, paid to the NEACT Summer Conference Registrar/Treasurer.
The awards are open to all secondary school chemistry teachers. Applicants need not be members of the Northeastern Section of the American Chemical Society or of NEACT.  Apply to NEACT directly. Please contact Kathy Siok <Kathys5@cox.net> the Registrar -Treasurer at NEACT or contact her by mail at: 86 Spring Road, North Kingstown, RI 02852, or via phone at 401.885.1608.
Please make contact as soon as possible. There is no deadline for applying for the Grant. You will be asked to provide the following information:
  • Name, Address and home telephone number
  • Number of years you have been teaching
  • Present school, the courses you taught this year and the courses you expect to teach next year
  • Why you are a good candidate for a grant
  • Whether you are interested in a partial or full grant.