Grants and Scholarships

2018-2019 Grant Proposal Application

The Foundation awards grants to teachers, parents and students in the Parsippany-Troy Hills School District for programs that demonstrate novel ideas in enhancing education opportunities for students in the school district. To date, The Parsippany Education Foundation has granted over $330,000 to our school district to fund new and innovative programs. We invite contributions and proposals to further the areas of:

Academic Enrichment: Seeks experience which enhance scholastic growth outside the regular offerings of the schools

Advancement of Teaching and Learning: Aids in the development of growth of professional staff, parents and community members

Arts in Education: Supports experiences in the fine and performing arts.

Science and Math: Promotes high-quality, innovative science and math education. Helps to revitalize science and math programs, nurture a sense of scientific discovery in young people and enrich the learning experience of students.

Technology: Augments the community's ability to use this tool with a special emphasis on bringing people together through its use.

2017/2018 Grants

The Parsippany Education Foundation is pleased to award $24,844.47 in grants for the 2017/2018 school year to the following recipients:

Title of Grant School Awarded Description
Continuing to Enhance Social Skills through Commuity Exploration  CMS, BMS, PHS   Multiple disabled students across the district will learn various academic, social, and life skills while taking part in community based activities with their peers. 
Empowering Adolescent Females Through the use of supportive activities Central Middle School  The monies used fro this grant will assist middle school girls in building self-esteem and establishing appropriate social skills. 
Tom Paster and the National Champion A Capella Highland Voices Mini Residency CMS, BMS, PHS, PHHS  The secondary choirs of Parsippany will be performing and working with Thomas Paster and the Highland Voices from Northern Highlands District. 
The Power of Real Littleton and Knollwood  The purpose of this proposal is to promote our students to become enthusiastic, independent life-long readers and to embrace the writing/publishing process by meeting Dan Gutman, a famous children's author. 
Bringing Music to Life for Elementary Students: A Live performance by the NJ Symphony Orchestra REACH Intervale and Northvail  The New Jersey Symphony REACH (Resources for Education And Community Harmony) is a chamber ensemble that brings live prerformances to the surrounding communities in New Jersey 
Stem Squad Club Troy Hills School  S.T.E.M. club is designed to make cross curricular connections between science, technology, engineering and mathematics and engage students in hands-on learning challenges. 
STEAM Literacy Take Home Boxes Rockaway Meadow School  The STEAM bin activities support innovative thinking skills and curiosity as well as family involvement!  
Central's Curiosity for Science Central Middle School  Exploring static electricity, sub-zero temperatures of liquid nitrogen and state of matter with over a dozen thrilling experiments. 
Students Give Students Math Knowledge Central Middle School  8th grade Alegebra 1 students will pass on their math knowledge to a fellow classmate through a peer tutoring program utilizing materials frm a customizable software program. 
The Man in the Red Bandana Brooklawn Middle School  The Man in the Red Bandana is a ESPN 30 for 30 based on the ultimate sacrifice of Welles Crowther on 9/11/2001.  Alison Crowther, mother of Welles, will be presenting on his life and character, and how students can make a difference by displaying integrity, selflessness, and character. 
Poetry in the ESL Classroom: A Magic Castle of Words Parsippany High School  Creating poems using literacy that stretch students' imaginations and their facilty with the English Language. 
Applications for iPad Lake Hiawatha School  Speech and language learning apps offer versatile and cost-effective ways to offer therapeutic intervention to address IEP goals for students. 
National History Day Funding Central Middle School  Students choose historical topics related to a theme and conduct extensive primary and secondary research through libraries, archives, museums, interviews and create projects using their new knowledge. 
Rock Out Loud Rockaway Meadow School  Music motivates students with autism to become actively engaged in learning activities, and encourages social skills and language development. 
Magic and Mirth in A Midsummers Night Dream Central Middle School  Shakespeare & Company from Massachusetts will present a live performance of A Midsummer Night's Dream on May 1, 2018 at CMS.  

Summary of grants that have been awarded in the past

In addition, each year, we award scholarships to graduating seniors at Parsippany High School and Parsippany Hills High School. For eligibility and applications, please see the high school guidance counselors.