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National Rural Education Association

Foundation Awards & Programs

We honor all rural teachers and administrators for their significant contributions to education throughout our nation and congratulate them for their awards and recognitions. We invite you to nominate individuals or submit an application for consideration of these coveted awards.

Awards Announcement

All awards will be active in 2021.

NREA Foundation Essay Contest
E. Stanley A. Brzezinsky Memorial Rural Education Research Award
Chance Memorial Dissertation
The Donor Choose Rural Teacher of the Year
NREA Foundation Rural Hall of Fame
NREA Hero Award
Best Research Award
The NREA Exemplary Practices Award
NREA Outstanding Service Award