Community 2020-03-09T15:29:20+00:00

Now Accepting 2024 Educational Grant and 2023 Sponsorship Applications


The LRIG-New England is welcoming applicants for our 2024 Marsha Paul Educational Grant and our 2023 Sponsorship Grant.  Both of these programs are intended to support STEM or STEAM based educators and organizations in the New England area.  If you are interested, click on the links above to learn more.

Please feel free to share the links with educators or organizations that are looking for support.

Congratulations to the 2023 LRIG-New England Education Grant Winners


We are pleased to announce the winners of our 2023 LRIG-New England Marsha Paul Education Grants!  The grants of up to $2,500 were awarded to those STEM based educators teaching in 8th grade through high school throughout New England that proposed the best project-based activities in laboratory education settings.  We had another strong group of applicants this year from which to select and we look forward to each winner presenting their progress at an upcoming LRIG-NE meeting.   The winner of this year’s grants are:

Erin Mucci
Learn to Code Using Special Robots
McCann Technical School

David Sommerville
Hockey Robots
Assabet Valley High School

Ross Kowalski
Self-Balancing Robot Competition
Norwell High School

Mike Zupancic
Creation of a Self-Driving Car
Essex North Shore Agricultural and Technical School

Phillip Moore
Authentic Solutions to Problems Through Robotics
Ayer Shirley Regional High School

Marcus Fletcher
First Robotics Competition
AZTECHS Robotics

We would like to thank all the educators who took the time to apply for our 2023 LRIG-New England Marsha Paul Education Grant and hope all will reapply as we begin to accept new applications for 2024 Educational Grant.


Daniel P. Cinicola
Executive Chair, LRIG-New England

Steve Fillers
Educational Grant Chair, LRIG-New England

2023 LRIG New England Sponsorships Winners


As part of our STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Mathematics) support initiative, we would like to announce the first winner of our 2023 Sponsorship Grant.

Science Club for Girls’ 2023 Catalyst Award

If you would like to learn more and help support this organization, please visit their website.

We are continuing to accept applications for our Sponsorship Grant and ask our LRIG-New England members to please feel free to share the link to our 2023 Sponsorship Form to those clubs or organizations that qualify and could be considered for sponsorship.  We thank you for helping the LRIG-New England as we strive to support these critical groups and organizations.