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The CenturyLink Teachers and Technology Grant Program is a competitive grant open to PreK-12 public and private school teachers in CenturyLink’s residential service areas and the following core corporate locations: Ouachita Parish, LA; Johnson County, KS; St. Louis County, MO; Tulsa County, OK. The program, funded by the CenturyLink Clarke M. Williams Foundation, is designed to help teachers with innovative ways to implement technology in their classrooms to increase student achievement.

Awards and Eligibility

The CenturyLink Clarke M. Williams Foundation will consider requests, up to $5,000, submitted by full-time classroom teachers employed by a public or private school in a CenturyLink residential service area or the corporate locations listed above.

Schools do not have to be a CenturyLink customer to apply but must be located in a CenturyLink service area where CenturyLink provides residential phone service or in one of the counties/parishes listed above.

Applicants will be required to sign a certification document stating that they have no role in the purchasing decisions for the school or school district’s technology or telecommunication services.

Previous applicants may apply on an annual basis.

  • 2016 – 2017 Recipients

Teachers Guide

Please review this guide in full before submitting your application.

Application Deadline and Notification

  • Applications will be accepted from October 1, 2017 until January 12, 2018.
  • The review process will be completed and grants presented April 1 – May 15, 2018.
  • All applicants will be notified of their application status by May 15, 2018.
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