Reminder: Apply by October 6 for the $1 M STOP award

By September 30, 2021 News
Charter schools, you still have time to apply for the new $1 million STOP Award. The application closes at 11:59 p.m. EST on Wednesday, October 6. As a reminder, this new award, which is sponsored by the Center for Education Reform in partnership with a CER board member and philanthropist, is for an education provider that “continued to perform for underserved families during COVID.” The winner receives a $1 million cash prize that is paid in three installments.

What does STOP stand for?

Education should have been provided in a setting that is:
  • Sustainable
  • Transformational
  • Outstanding
  • Permissionless

Learn more

Visit the award site to learn more about how CER defines these four terms. The site has a section that answers numerous FAQs. Applicants with additional questions can email or call 202.750.0016. Applicants will be notified within a week of submission if they are under consideration for the award.