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PLEASE NOTE -- NEAR University Grants are on HOLD until further notice
Please visit https://near.org/grants for more information and other grant pathways

The NEAR Education Team supports NEAR University grants program for products, teams and service providers who share our mission to educate and enable 1 million individuals (developers, entrepreneurs and educators) by 2023.

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NEAR Certified Developer - Blockchain Developer - Learn to write, read and deploy smart contracts
$1,7M
awarded in 100 days
47
projects
15
countries
500K
learners reached

NEAR Education grants program streams:

NEAR Certified Developer - Blockchain Developer - Learn to write, read and deploy smart contracts

Software projects

For devs of open source educational components, whether standalone or part of a team

NEAR Certified Developer - Blockchain Developer - Learn to write, read and deploy smart contracts

Services

For educators to create tutorials, videos, workshops, or write docs for builders.

NEAR Certified Developer - Blockchain Developer - Learn to write, read and deploy smart contracts

Other projects

A leaderboard with local, national and global meetup and trainings

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Application details

Who should apply?

Apply for a grant if you are highly motivated and self-directed, have a specific idea in mind and are ready to get started immediately. You need the funding and we have it. At least some part of your proposal must include plans to produce something of educational value to the NEAR ecosystem.

How much is available?

In the 6 months spanning September 2021 through February 2022 our team awarded 47 recipients among 15 countries over $1.7M USD worth of NEAR tokens to add value to the efforts of educating the world about NEAR. Throughout 2022 we hope to attract even more amazing proposals worth $5-10M USD, including yours.

How to apply?

Write a 1-2 page written proposal answering following questions:

1) Who are you?
2) What will you do?
3) How will you do it?  
4) How much will it cost?

The NEAR Education team will review your application and award up to tens of thousands of USD worth of NEAR tokens within a few days.

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List of Grantees

NEAR Certified Developer - Blockchain Developer - Learn to write, read and deploy smart contracts

Software

Exploring mobile dApps on NEAR
UK
/
Sep 2021
UniqArt
India
/
Nov 2021
AXL EdTech for NEAR
Russia
/
Nov 2021
Official
USA
/
Jan 2022
POPSKL
USA
/
Oct 2021
Cura
Germany
/
Oct 2021
White-Labeled Mobile Marketplace on NEAR
UK
/
Dec 2021
Vital Point Academy
Canada
/
Oct 2021
NEAR Quests
USA
/
Sep 2021
NEAR API Elixir Library
UK
/
Jan 2022
NEAR Contract Search
Mexico
/
Jan 2022
Mobile Developer Courses
Bulgaria
/
Jan 2022
AdventureTime
USA
/
Jan 2022
NEAR on Dacade
Germany
/
Nov 2021
NEAR Mobile Learning App
Mexico
/
Nov 2021
ruby library for NEAR
UK
/
Dec 2021
NCD programs support
Ukraine
/
Jan 2022
NEAR Certified Developer - Blockchain Developer - Learn to write, read and deploy smart contracts

Services

NEAR Rust Smart Contract Security Course
Turkey
/
Jan 2022
Restoring The Fundamentals
USA
/
Jan 2022
The Gray Matter Experience
USA
/
Jan 2022
NEAR Texas Hackathon
USA
/
Nov 2021
NEAR Students of India Ambassador Program
India
/
Sep 2021
Web3 is Near
Egypt
/
Nov 2021
WAGMeet
India
/
Jan 2022
NEAR Samurai Education Proposal
Japan
/
Oct 2021
NEAR Educational Awareness @ Finstreet
India
/
Oct 2021
Jetking / NEAR Protocol partnership
India
/
Sep 2021
NEAR Education Russia
Russia
/
Jan 2022
NEAR Guide for Ruby devs
UK
/
Jan 2022
NEARamp
India
/
Jan 2022
humanpredictions Partnership
USA
/
Sep 2021
Encode Club
UK
/
Sep 2021
Unschool / NEAR partnership
USA
/
Sep 2021
The Economics of NEAR
Italy
/
Nov 2021
NEAR Protocol Campus Connect Program
India
/
Sep 2021
NEAR Turkey Bootcamp
Turkey
/
Nov 2021
NEAR Certified Developer - Blockchain Developer - Learn to write, read and deploy smart contracts

Other

NEARtoons
Croatia
/
Nov 2021
Center of Periphery
Croatia
/
Jan 2022
Network Maze
Turkey
/
Nov 2021
The Stamps of Our Times
Turkey
/
Nov 2021
The NEAR Pavilion
Turkey
/
Nov 2021
Journey Into NEAR
Latvia
/
Oct 2021
The Living Sounds Project
USA
/
Jan 2022
Feel First, See Later
Turkey
/
Nov 2021
DeFi Revolution Documentary
India
/
Sep 2021
History of Security
Turkey
/
Jan 2022
Primer on Stablecoins
USA
/
Jan 2022

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