For the 2023-2024 school year, Learning Undefeated will be sponsoring a teacher to be a STEM ambassador through the DoD STEM ambassador program.

As part of the program, teachers will partner with Defense STEM Education Consortium (DSEC) to advance STEM outreach throughout the 2023-2024 school year. As members of this prestigious cohort, DoD STEM Ambassadors will collaborate to create and curate resources to support STEM educators across the nation in implementing high-quality STEM learning for all students.

Teachers will receive a $20,000 award. Additional information about the STEM ambassador program can be found at

Explorer Lab Visits Our 2022 STEM Ambassador's School!

Program Award Details

The total amount for this award is $20,000. Each award is broken down based on the following:

  • $12,500 educator stipend
  • $5,000 educator classroom materials and supplies
  • $2,500 educator conference or Professional Development attendance (registration, lodging, travel)

Deadline to apply is May 30


Who can Apply?

Application is open to K-16 classroom teachers, plus counselors and STEM specialists! Check out some of this year’s STEM ambassadors.

What does a DoD STEM Ambassador do?

  • Develop and execute a Planning for Impact project that addresses STEM challenges or provides
    meaningful STEM experiences to military-connected and/or underrepresented students.
    • Author guest blog posts to be featured on the DoD STEM website.
    • Support at least one presentation at national, state, and/or local conferences to share DoD STEM
    resources (may or may-not be DSEC-sponsored events).
    • Meet monthly (virtually) with Ambassador cohort as a community of practice to network, learn from
    each other, and engage in professional learning opportunities addressing the domains listed above

How does Learning Undefeated support you?

  • Support you in your project planning and implementation
  • Provide your school with a mobile lab visit
  • Help you network with DoD STEM and their resources

If you have any questions about the program please contact Dr. Benedetta Naglieri.