Apply now for SIMCO’s 2023 STEM Education Mini-Grants Program

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Dr. Joy James-Foster


September 25, 2023

Apply now for SIMCO’s 2023 STEM Education Mini-Grants Program

Carlsbad, NM., September 25, 2023 – Salado Isolation Mining Contractors is now accepting
applications for our STEM Education Mini- grants. Teachers in K-12 schools in Eddy and Lea counties
are eligible to submit applications for support of classroom science, technology, engineering, and
math (STEM) projects.

Teachers submitting applications should focus on STEM relevance. In addition to traditional STEM
projects, a related arts teacher might apply for a grant for students to explore the lives of
scientists, mathematicians, etc., or for materials to develop problem-solving or other critical
thinking skills. The online application, along with information about proposal and evaluation
criteria, is available at

Grants are available in three levels:

    • Single classroom: $750

    • Multiple classrooms: $1,000

    • Entire school: $1,500

SIMCO will accept applications online from September 25 until 5 p.m. on October 25, 2023.
Applications received after the deadline will not be considered. Winners will be notified no later
than November 13, 2023.

For more information about the SIMCO Education Mini-Grants Program, contact Dr. Joy James-Foster,
SIMCO Communications, at (575) 234-7512 or

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