Arizona Teachers Invited to Apply for Stem Project Grants
APS and Phoenix Suns team up to provide STEM Teacher Grants
Arizona Public Service Co. (APS) is teaming up with the Phoenix Suns for the 17th year to offer STEM Teacher Grants. K-12 public and charter school teachers within APS service territory can apply for up to $2,500 for science, technology, engineering and mathematics projects or plans to help spark interest in STEM. The application deadline for the grants is Oct. 31, 2022.
Funds may be used to purchase equipment, classroom supplies and/or fund curriculum-based field trips, guest speakers or other items that would otherwise not be supported by the school or school district. Past projects include solar-powered race cars, weather balloon launches and raised bed organic gardening.
Arizona K-12 teachers in public and charter schools within APS service territory are invited to get creative, develop innovative hands-on STEM project ideas and apply online at aps.com/teachergrants. Funds will be awarded in December for projects to be implemented January through May 2023.
APS serves more than 1.3 million homes and businesses in 11 of Arizona’s 15 counties, and is a leader in delivering affordable, clean and reliable energy in the Southwest. The company is committed to serving customers with 100% clean power by 2050. As owner and operator of Palo Verde Generating Station, the nation’s largest producer of carbon-free electricity, and with one of the country’s most substantial renewable energy portfolios, APS’s current energy mix is 50% clean. With headquarters in Phoenix, APS is the principal subsidiary of Pinnacle West Capital Corp. (NYSE: PNW).