Sponsored by the National Science Teachers Association
This award honors one female student in grades 5-8, who is involved in or has a strong connection to science.
The award has been established in honor of Gerry Wheeler and his outstanding dedication to NSTA and lifelong
commitment to science education.
The awardee will be honored at the Teachers Awards Banquet at the NSTA National Conference. This award consists
of a $1,000 US EE Savings Bond or Canada Savings Bond purchased for the equivalent issue price.
This award is open to any female student in grades 5 – 8, who is a resident of the United States, US Territories, or
Canada, and are enrolled full time in public, private, or home school. NSTA employees, NSTA Board and Council
members, award judges and their immediate families are not eligible to apply.
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