Raytheon program promotes STEM concepts with elementary school educators nationwide

28 August 2014

As part of its effort to bring engineering to life in the classroom, Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) is now accepting applications for its Raytheon-Engineering is Elementary Teacher Scholarship Program.

During the 2014-15 school year, Raytheon will grant 30 awards of USD2,500 each to elementary school teachers nationwide whose applications best demonstrate innovative methods of generating student enthusiasm about engineering concepts. Entry forms for the 2014-15 program can be found at www.mathmovesu.com.

A program offered at the National Center for Technological Literacy through the Museum of Science, Boston, EiE helps elementary school educators and their students enhance their understanding of engineering concepts through professional development workshops and curriculum resources.

Raytheon has awarded 90 individual scholarships to teachers at disadvantaged, rural or inner city schools nationwide over the past three years as part of its USD2m Engineering is Elementary grant to the Museum of Science, Boston.

Applications will be accepted through Oct. 10, 2014. Awards will be announced in November 2014. For more information about the Raytheon-EiE Teacher Scholarship Program, including eligibility and submission requirements, visit www.mathmovesu.com.

Raytheon is a technology and innovation leader specializing in defense, security and civil markets throughout the world. Its website is at www.raytheon.com and on Twitter @Raytheon.

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