Steinbrenner Institute Environmental Education Development Grants (SEED)
The Steinbrenner Institute provides small grants to Carnegie Mellon students, staff and faculty for the development or enhancement of formal and informal environmental education programs. Applications are accepted on a ‘rolling’ basis and the maximum amount of a SEED grant is $2500.
Applications will be evaluated using and should comply with the following criteria:
- Eligible activities include course development, projects, workshops, or events
- Students must be involved in the program
- Provision of some level of matching funds must be demonstrated
Grantees will be required to write an article for a future SEER newsletter and present a poster about their program at the annual Steinbrenner Institute poster session.
*Due to the volume of requests for SEED grants, and limited funds available, support for participation in conferences or requests for computing services are not eligible.
2011-2012 SEED Grants Include:
- Support of the 'Engineers Without Borders' Northeast Chapter conference
- Support for faculty project in the Dietrich College of Humanities and Social Science, Department of Philosophy - project on a National Deliberative Poll on Climate Change and Public Policy
- Support of Carnegie Mellon student participation in Engineering Sustainability 2011 Conference in Pittsburgh
- Support of Carnegie Mellon student and faculty participation in AASHE 2011 Annual Conference in Pittsburgh
- Support of student participation in the Global Climate Coalition Student Workshop, held in Rio de Janeiro during the Rio+20 Earth Summit, June 19, 2012
- Support for faculty participation in the Education for Sustainability conference, a three-day International Greening Education Event will be held October 19-20, 2011 in Karlsruhe, Germany
- Support of the High Point Pittsburgh Investigation and development of the Virtually There project underway at Carnegie Mellon's Entertainment Technology Center
For more information or to submit a funding request, please contact Steinbrenner Institute Faculty Director, Dave Dzombak