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If you're involved with or concerned about students learning how to handle money successfully, you've come to the right place. Working together we can improve the financial literacy of Indiana's youth. The Indiana Jump$tart Coalition is a non-profit organization with individuals and organizations representing business, government and education who have joined together to improve the personal financial literacy of Indiana's youth.
On this site, you will find a list of upcoming financial literacy events
, links to financial literacy resources
and more. If you have questions, don't hesitate to contact us
Experian Teacher Conference Scholarships
Jump$tart National Educator Conference - November 1-3, 2013
Experian is pleased to offer 20 scholarships for PreK-12th grade classroom teachers to attend the Jump$tart National Educator Conference in Washington, DC, November 1-3, 2013.
Please note that teachers (or their schools) are responsible for transportation, incidental, and optional costs.
How to Apply
Subject line: "Experian Scholarship Request"
E-mail may not exceed 500 words total and may not contain attachments.
Include the following information:
Teacher's full name,
Employer's (school or school district) full name and address,
A sentence stating that you (or your school or district) will be fully responsible for all transportation and incidental costs and will refund the scholarship if you fail to attend, and,
A short description of the course, unit, activities, etc. in which you teach personal finance or your specific plan to introduce it.
Please, no phone calls.
Jump$tart will administer the requests on behalf of Experian.
Applicants must be:
Full-time, licensed/certified, PreK-12 teachers, currently employed by a school or school district;
First-time attendees of the Jump$tart National Educator Conference; and
Teaching personal finance (as a course or integrated into other subject matter) currently or must have a specific plan to introduce it.
Priority will be given to DC-area teachers, and teacher from other areas under-represented in conference registration as of October 4.
Apply right away! There is no deadline, but scholarships will be awarded on a first-come, first-served basis, subject to the criteria and priorities listed above.
Scholarship recipients will be notified by Jump$tart and given instructions for registration.
All applicants will be notified by e-mail when the program closes or by October 18.
Thank you for understanding that Jump$tart will be unable to take phone calls, give status updates, or entertain requests for exceptions.
The Indiana Jump$tart Coalition is a proud affiliate of the National Jump$tart Coalition for Personal Financial Literacy. The National Jump$tart Coalition, based in Washington, D.C., was first convened in 1995 and consists of over 150 organizations committed to improving the financial literacy of America's youth.