• Grants for Great Minds
    Higher Education and Professional Development Grants for MISD employees

  • The Midland Education Foundation exists to promote excellence in education by generating and distributing additional resources for the benefit of Midland ISD students and employees.  We are proud to support teachers and staff pursuing higher education degrees that will enhance their skills to benefit all Midland students. 

    Summer and Fall 2024 applications are now open.  March 1 is the deadline to apply for a summer or fall semester scholarship.   Please click on the titles below to access the application:

    Grants for Great Minds - Higher Education application
    Summer and/or Fall 2024
    Full-time MISD employees pursuing an advanced degree at an accredited educator preparation program (institute of higher education or alternative certification program).  The grant is available for bachelor’s, master’s, or doctoral work as well as teacher or principal certification. 

    Grants for Great Minds - Professional Development application
    Summer and/or Fall 2024
    MISD employees may apply for professional development that will be taken during the spring of 2024.   This application may also be used for PD you are requesting for late fall of 2023. 

    Former Olga T. Banks Para to Professional scholarship recipients are invited to apply for a Grant for Great Minds - Higher Education scholarship.