Grants, Funding & Awards


Higher Ed Information Security Council Contest Seeks Student Videos

EDUCAUSE & Internet2 Higher Education Information Security Council have launched a cyber security video competition for students.

Prince George's Wins NSF Grant To Spread Security Education in Community Colleges

Prince George's Community College in Largo, MD has received a continuation of National Science Foundation funding to continue expanding its cybersecurity outreach and develop faculty capabilities.

WCET Recognizes Institutions for Innovative Uses of Ed Tech

The WICHE Cooperative for Educational Technologies (WCET) has announced the recipients of the 2012 WCET Outstanding Work (WOW) award, which is for colleges, universities, and other organizations that develop exceptionally creative, technology-based solutions to address significant problems or needs in higher education.

Brown U Researchers Awarded $1.5 Million Grant To Develop Better Analytical Tools for Big Data

Computer scientists at Brown University have been granted $1.5 million from the National Science Foundation and National Institutes of Health to develop new computer algorithms and statistical methods to analyze large, complex datasets.

New Service Connects Schools to Funding Sources

CDW-G has launched a new service designed to connect colleges, universities, and K-12 schools with grants and funding opportunities.

PAR Framework Project Eyes Student Data Through a 'Multi-Institutional Lens'

WCET, the WICHE Cooperative for Educational Technologies, has been awarded $2.56 million from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to validate and extend the PAR Framework Project, ongoing research into the use of predictive analytics on a large-scale federated database to support decision making that removes barriers to student success.

How to Write a Better IT Grant in 8 Steps

Facing increased budget pressure? It's time to fine-tune your tech grant proposal writing skills.

New Grant Program Gives Villanova Students Real-World Experience with Business Analytics

Villanova students get hands-on experience tackling real-world business issues, thanks to a new grant program that provides educators with free licenses of business intelligence software to use in their curriculum.

Dialing for Donors

Data mining is driving increasingly sophisticated fundraising machines, helping schools identify high-wealth alumni and predict when and how much they might give.

Brief: Contest Awards Scholarships for Student Videos

McGraw-Hill has selected winners for its Get Connected and Win contest, which asked students to create videos highlighting how they interact with digital course materials and learning tools for the chance to win scholarships, iPads, iPod Touches, and Amazon gift cards.