Grants, Funding & Awards


National Student Financial Aid Profile Report Finds Dramatic Increase in Need

As Congress debates reauthorization of the Higher Education Act, a national organization of financial aid professionals has issued its latest "National Student Aid Profile" to help policymakers understand what they're making decisions about.

U Central Florida, Canon Partner on Mixed Reality Competition

The University of Central Florida and Canon USA have partnered to establish a mixed reality competition and mentorship program.

Rice U and Houston School District Land Joint Research Grants

Two grants will enable Houston-based Rice University to expand education research within its local school system.

Cyberlearning@JSU

Connecting Learners With a Digital Ecosystem

Jackson State University's cyberlearning project combines ubiquitous iPads for students with faculty training, a revamped curriculum and digital textbook development.

NYU Poly Gets $3.5 Million To Train 500 NYC STEM Teachers

The New York University Polytechnic School of Engineering has received two gifts worth $3.5 million that represent the start of a five-year $10.5-million fundraising campaign to support the NYU Center for K12 STEM Education's initiative to train 500 New York City teachers in science, technology, education and math.

Carnegie Mellon To Lead Internet of Things Expedition

Google has selected Carnegie Mellon University to lead a multi-university project to create new technology for the Internet of Things.

UC Berkeley, Cal Poly Receive $6 Million for Open Source Project

Project Jupyter, an open-source software project led by Fernando Perez of University of California, Berkeley and Brian Granger of California Polytechnic University, San Luis Obispo has been granted $6 million over the next three years.

Wright State University

Getting Smart About Business Intelligence

Wright State University revamped its approach to data and built a self-service BI tool that puts powerful drill-down capabilities in the hands of users across the university.

New Legislation Would Make Community College Free for Eligible Students

The soon-to-be-introduced America’s College Promise Act of 2015 aims to make two years of community college free for eligible students, and provide what proponents are calling an affordable pathway for low-income students to a four-year college degree.

10 Universities Land Research Grants from Accenture

Accenture has provided grants to nearly a dozen universities in an effort to support research and strengthen relationships between its own R&D groups and leading research universities.