An affiliate of the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics.
The MCTM is an organization of professionals dedicated to promoting the teaching and learning of meaningful mathematics for all students by supporting educators in their efforts to improve mathematics instruction.

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Grants and Scholarships

MCTM and the MCTM Foundation offer 4 different grants or scholarships for teachers.
A Comparison Summary of the grants/scholarships is available here.


Spring Conference Financial Support

The Foundation accepts applications for financial support to participate in the annual MCTM Spring Conference up until Feb. 10th preceding each annual conference. The Grant is especially designed for beginning and mid-career teachers and awards up to $550 for expenses such as registration, lodging, mileage and/or subs. Teams or individuals may apply.

Application materials can be downloaded here. The completed Word document together with the required photo and additional documents specified in the instructions should be returned via email to MCTMFoundationChair@mctm.org.

Spring Conference Support Application Forms
Spring Conference Support Cover Sheet - Individual (Editable Word docx)
Spring Conference Support Cover Sheet - Team (Editable Word docx)
Spring Conference Support Application Information and Instructions (pdf)


The Arnie Cutler Scholarship
for Mathematics Course Work for Middle Grades Teachers

Purpose: The purpose of this grant is to provide financial support for improving teachers’ understanding of mathematics by completing course work in mathematics. Scholarships with a maximum of $1200 each will be awarded to persons currently teaching in grades 6 – 8.

For more information and details of how to apply, download the information and cover sheet. The completed Word document together with the required photo and additional documents specified in the instructions should be returned via email to MCTMFoundationChair@mctm.org .

Arnie Cutler Scholarship Application Forms
Arnie Cutler Scholarship Cover Sheet (Editable Word docx)
Arnie Cutler Scholarship Application Information and Instructions (pdf)


MCTM Teacher Incentive Grant

The MCTM Teacher Incentive Grant Task Force is authorized to award $1500 to Minnesota K –16 mathematics teachers to support educators desiring to implement projects in math.

Nominations must be submitted by February 1.

Incentive Grant Information and Application


Ross Taylor
Mathematics Education and Leadership Scholarship

The Ross Taylor Mathematics Education and Leadership Scholarship is awarded by the Minnesota Council of Teachers of Mathematics to a mathematics educator for the purpose of attending the annual Ross Taylor Mathematics Education and Leadership Symposium.

Nominations can be made for a colleague or for oneself.

Nominations must be submitted by March 15.

Support Application Forms
Editable Word Document
PDF Document