AP Grants


 

Advanced Placement Grants

  1st Time Materials and Equipment Grants 2nd Time Materials and Equipment Grants Vertical Team Grants Training Grants
Details

These grants are site specific, one-time grants.  They are awarded for a specific AP Class (e.g., AP English Language and Composition).  Each AP course is eligible for this grant.  For example, AP Calculus AB is one class; AP Calculus BC is another class.  Both classes are eligible for separate 1st Time Grants.

These grants are site specific, one-time grants.  They are awarded for a specific AP Class (e.g., AP English Language and Composition).  Each AP course is eligible for this grant.  For example, AP Calculus AB is one class; AP Calculus BC is another class.  Both classes are eligible for separate 2nd Time Grants.

These grants are site specific, one-time grants.  They are awarded for a discipline (e.g., Social Studies, Fine Arts, Science, etc.)

These grants are site specific, one-time grants.

Eligible Recipients

Public high schools that have not previously been awarded a 1st Time grant

Public high schools that were awarded a 1st Time grant a minimum of 5 years ago.

Public high schools in conjunction with a feeder middle school.  The vertical team must include a minimum of 7th to 12th grade teachers.

Public high schools or middle schools.

Allowable Expenses

Materials and equipment for an AP classroom.

Materials and equipment for an AP classroom.

  • Substitutes
  • Stipends
  • Training Expenses
  • Substitutes
  • Stipends
  • Training Expenses

 

Non-allowed Expenses
  • Training costs
  • Travel costs
  • Internet and telephone connectivity
  • Student field trips
  • Student transportation
  • Student test fees
  • Training costs
  • Travel costs
  • Internet and telephone connectivity
  • Student field trips
  • Student transportation
  • Student test fees
  • Materials and equipment that total over 50% of the grant request.
  • Out-of-State travel for professional development that is offered in-state.
  • Materials and equipment that total over 50% of the grant request.
  • Out-of-State travel for professional development that is offered in-state.
Grant Requirements
  • Recipient of grant must attend an AP Summer Institute within one year of the grant award.
  • School must offer the AP class for which the grant was written during the school year following the award of the grant.
  • School must make AP exams in the subject area of the grant available to students.
  • School must provide a detailed expenditure report of all items purchased with grant funds.
  • Recipient of grant must attend an AP Summer Institute within one year of the grant award.
  • School must offer the AP class for which the grant was written during the school year following the award of the grant.
  • School must make AP exams in the subject area of the grant available to students in the school year following the award of the grant
  • School  must provide a detailed expenditure report of all items purchased with grant funds
  • A minimum of one of the vertical team members must attend an AP Summer Institute within one year of the grant award.
  • School must offer an AP class in the discipline for which the grant was written during the school year following the award of the grant.
  • School must make AP exams in the discipline of the grant available to students during the school year following the award of the grant.
  • School  must provide a detailed expenditure report of all items purchased with grant funds
  • School must provide a detailed expenditure report of all items purchased with grant funds.
  • Schools must provide an evaluation the training received.
Funds Available

Up to $5,000

Up to $2,500

Up to $25,000

Up to $25,000

Successful Applications Will Address
  • Need and appropriateness of materials.
  • Commitment to receive training.
  • Specific materials and equipment.
  • Need and appropriateness of materials.
  • Commitment to receive training.
  • Specific materials and equipment.
  • Significance of vertical team
  • Project Design
  • Project Evaluation
  • Project abstract
  • Project Design
  • Project Evaluation
Application Process

Mail an original and three copies of the grant application packet to:

Oklahoma State Department of Education
Attn:  Lori Boyd
2500 N. Lincoln Blvd.
Suite 3-16
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma  73105-4599

Due Date

Applications must be postmarked by December 15.

Duration of Grant

All funds must be expended by December 31.

Contact

Lori Boyd
405-521-4288
lori.boyd@sde.ok.gov

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Timeline for AP Grants

September

Applications available online

December 15 Applications are due - original and 3 copies.
January 31 Names of awardees are taken to the State Board of Education for Approval and announcement.
July AP Summer Institutes are held.
December 31 All grant funds must be spent.
February 1
  • Copy of AP Summer Institures attendance certificate is due for 1st time, 2nd time and Vertical Team Grants
  • Evaluation is due for Training Grant
  • Detailed expenditure report is due for all grants

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Resource for Grant Writing

 

For More Information

For More Information, Contact:Return to top

Lori  Boyd, Director of Advanced Placement, SDE, (405) 521-4288 

Last updated on March 5, 2014