Dahlgren Award

The William Dahlgren Award recognizes outstanding K-12 teachers for inspiring students in math, science and engineering fields, particularly classes directed towards learning the field of plastics and general entrepreneurship activities/efforts.

Falcone Award

This program provides funds the attendance of a high school level Educator to the SAMPE Spring Conference and Exhibition. The Scholarship includes conference registration and lodging. Supplemental funds may cover a portion of travel, food or other expenses.

MIT Women's Initiative Program (WIP)


The MIT WIP offers the opportunity for a team of two female MIT (Massachusetts Institute of Technology) students to visit a selected school district over the course of a week in January, to make presentations to a female middle school and high school students about education & careers in science, math & engineering. 

Teach the Teachers Workshop

This new workshop trains K-12 educators on the fundamentals of composites and how to teach composites in the classroom. The workshop is free for teachers and is a great resource for local teachers. The workshop takes place during CAMX each year.

Special Awards Program


As a part of the SAMPE Foundation’s outreach efforts, the board is open to suggestions for programs and projects that will positively impact K - 12 STEM-related learning around the world. View our most recent grant recipients.

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