Grants for Students
Grant Application Process
Phase 1: Discuss your grant idea with your teacher or principal to gain Concept Approval.
(Phase 1 is not needed for STARS grants. Please proceed to Phase 2)
Phase 2: Upon Concept Approval, submit the Grant Application
Phase 3: Schedule a Presentation of the Concept with the Foundation Board of Trustees
(Presentation is not needed for the STARS Grant)
If funding is granted for the Student Ventures in Education Grant, a contract will be issued by the HEF Board of Trustees
STARS Grant for Students
“Students Taking Advantage of Renewal in Summer” (STARS) Grants for students are available for students in K-11 for off-campus enrichment programs for the summer time only, approved by classroom teachers, in academics and the arts for seminars, workshops, camps, pre-college programs/classes, career exploration conferences and educational travels. Application window: January 1 - April 30.
STARS Grant Report Form
If you receive a STARS grant, one of the completion steps for the grant will be providing a report out early September.
Student Grant for Ventures in Education
Funds innovative, creative educational and/or enrichment projects, workshops, seminars, or programs of study that have been researched, developed and implemented by students under the supervision of a teacher/adviser for classes, organizations, special disciplines, or an individual in an educational experience taking place off campus during the school year.