Minnesota Council of Teachers of Mathematics

An affiliate of the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics.
The MCTM is an organization of professionals dedicated to promoting the teaching and learning of meaningful mathematics for all students by supporting educators in their efforts to improve mathematics instruction.

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Grants and Scholarships

MCTM and the MCTM Foundation offer 4 different grants or scholarships for teachers.
A Comparison Summary of the grants/scholarships is available here.

2021 VIRTUAL Spring Conference Financial Support

The Foundation accepts applications for financial support to participate in the annual MCTM Spring Conference up until March 15 preceding this conference. 

For the 2021 Virtual Conference, the financial support will cover only the cost of attendance.  

Teachers apply here

Current Students apply here

The Arnie Cutler Scholarship
for Mathematics Course Work for Middle Grades Teachers

Purpose: The purpose of this grant is to provide financial support for improving teachers’ understanding of mathematics by completing course work in mathematics. Scholarships with a maximum of $1200 each will be awarded to persons currently teaching in grades 6 – 8. Applications are due by March 31st or by October 31st.

For more information and details of how to apply, download the information and cover sheet. The completed Word document together with the required photo and additional documents specified in the instructions should be returned via email to

Arnie Cutler Scholarship Application Forms
Arnie Cutler Scholarship Cover Sheet 
Arnie Cutler Scholarship Application Information and Instructions

MCTM Teacher Incentive Grant

The MCTM Teacher Incentive Grant awards up to $1500 to Minnesota K –16 mathematics teachers to support educators desiring to implement innovative, standards-based projects in teaching and learning mathematics. Be sure to read the Grant Information and FAQs before submitting the online application.

Applications must be submitted by October 31st.

Incentive Grant Information and Application

Ross Taylor
Mathematics Education and Leadership Scholarship

The Ross Taylor Mathematics Education and Leadership Scholarship is awarded by the Minnesota Council of Teachers of Mathematics to a mathematics educator for the purpose of attending the annual Ross Taylor Mathematics Education and Leadership Symposium.

Nominations can be made for a colleague or for oneself.

Nominations must be submitted by March 15.

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