The Challenger Learning Center-St. Louis (operated through a partnership of the Saint Louis Science Center, the Ferguson-Florissant School District, and Cooperating School Districts) is accepting scholarship applications from kindergarten through 8th grade teachers to participate in its Boeing Educator Scholarship program for the 2012-13 school year.

The fund is intended for educators from under resourced schools throughout the greater St. Louis region. The program includes teacher professional development, curriculum materials aligned with state and national education standards, and student programs, including a simulated space mission at the Challenger Learning Center in north county.

Applications can be downloaded from the Challenger Learning Center’s website at The deadline for applications is Thursday, April 5, 2012. Questions? Please call (314) 521-6205 or email