Mini-Grant Payment Timeline:

  • The target date for the first payment is December 18, 2019. The first payment will be awarded to the district/school and is based on student registration numbers as of November 20, 2019.
    • To receive the first payment, all schools must submit a W-9 with the district and school name. The W-9 must be submitted via fax or USA mail.
  • The second payment, made to the Team Advisor, is based on the following:
    • The number of students who submit Mission Folders by February 20, 2020.
    • The completion of an eCYBERMISSION Survey and interim report. Team Advisors will be eligible to receive payment after Mission Folder Submission is completed successfully and report is submitted.
    • Teachers also have the option of requesting that the second payment to be sent to the school or district. The targeted 2nd payment date is by May 1, 2020.

About AEOP: The U.S. Army Educational Outreach Program (AEOP) is comprised of Army-sponsored research, education, competitions, internships, and practical experiences designed to engage and guide students and adult advisors in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) education. AEOP offers students and teachers a collaborative, cohesive portfolio of Army-sponsored STEM programs that effectively engage, inspire, and attract the next generation of STEM talent via elementary through college level programs while providing exposure to Department of Defense (DoD) STEM careers. For more information, please visit:


About NSTA: The National Science Teachers Association (NSTA), founded in 1944 and headquartered in Arlington, Virginia, is the largest organization in the world committed to promoting excellence and innovation in science teaching and learning for all. NSTA's current membership of 60,000 includes science teachers, science supervisors, administrators, scientists, business and industry representatives, and others involved iand committed to science education. For more information, please visit:

eCYBERMISSION Mini-Grant POC: Tamu Turner
eCYBERMISSION STEM Outreach Specialist
1840 Wilson Boulevard Arlington, VA 22201-3092
Phone: 703.312.9370  Fax: 703.243-3952