Student Grant Application


See the Student Grant Guidelines for a detailed explanation of the steps and timeline of the application process.


For those students who submitted a Notice of Interest, the Full Student Grant Application Form is due on April 2 and consists of two parts: (1) Full Student Grant Application questions (see below); and (2) Budget Sheet.  An e-form of these questions will be made available to applicants that have submitted a Notice of Interest after they meet with the MSF Student Grant Liaison.


Grant Application Questions

Below are the questions asked on the MSF Full Student Grant Application e-Form. Preview the Budget Sheet here. We hope this list helps you to understand the information needed to prepare the Full Student Grant Application. 

  • Name of Grant
  • Student Name
  • Grade (Spring 2024)
  • Personal Email Address (not your address)
  • Personal Cell Phone Number
  • Name of Parent(s) or Guardian(s) of Student Applicant 
  • Email Address of Parent(s) or Guardian(s)
  • Faculty Sponsor Name (must be a district employee)
  • Faculty Sponsor Position
  • Faculty Sponsor School
  • Faculty Sponsor Email
  • List additional Student Co-Applicants, if applicable (including (1) Grade in Spring 2024; (2) personal email; and (3) personal cell phone number)
  • Name of Parent(s) or Guardian(s) of Student Co-Applicants, if applicable (include email)
  • Attach required Budget Sheet. The budget page can be found here
  • Total amount of funds requested as detailed in the Budget Sheet.
  • Provide a description of your project. Include background and objectives of the project. Be as specific as possible.
  • What is the anticipated impact of your project? 
  • Why is your project important for the students, teachers/staff, District, and/or community?
  • Is any other school, organization, or individual involved in assisting with preparation of this application or any aspect of the proposed project?     
    • If yes, specify who is involved and the nature of the involvement.   
  • Are/Have you sought funding for this project from other resources (e.g, school, PTA, District, etc.)?
    • If yes, specify the other funding source(s) and the status of those funding requests.
  • Will this be an ongoing program?
    • If yes, how do you intend to fund it in future years? (Note that MSF does not typically fund continuation of projects in future years.)
  • How will this grant be implemented? Be specific and, if applicable, note (1) the facilities involved and how they will be impacted; (2) involvement and assistance needed from District staff; (3) involvement and assistance needed from non-District staff.
  • Provide an implementation timeline, including your timeframe/dates for such areas as planning, procurement/contracts, and project execution. (All grant funds must be used by June 1, 2025.)
  • How will you measure the effectiveness of this project?
  • Estimate of how many students will be impacted by this grant?
  • Estimate of how many teachers will be impacted by this grant?
  • How long are the benefits of the grant expected to be enjoyed by students/staff? 


Principal Carolini-Cannavò must approve this project prior to submission of the Full Student Grant Application in order for your application to be considered for funding by the Grant Selection Committee.

  • Has Principal Carolini-Cannavò approved this project?
    • If yes, provide the date and method of approval (i.e., meeting, email, etc.)


Additional approvals are required for proposals that meet certain criteria (see Student Grant Guidelines for additional information).

  • Does the proposed grant alter District facilities in any manner?
    • If yes, has the District’s Director of Facilities (Steve Brugge) approved this project and the use of all District-required resources?
  • Does the proposed grant have a technology component?
    • If yes, has the appropriate Instructional Technology Coach approved this project and the use of all District-required resources?
  • Does the proposed grant include teaching tools (e.g., instructional software, assessments)?
    • If yes, has the Assistant Superintendent of Curriculum and Instruction (Jeffrey Moore* (*starting April 1, 2024)) approved this project? 

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