Grants, Funding & Awards


InterDigital and Calit2 To Launch Wireless Technology Research Competition

InterDigital will launch a new wireless technology engineering contest in collaboration with the California Institute for Telecommunications and Information Technology at the University of California at San Diego.

E-Learning Competition Deadlines Near

American Public University System (APUS) and the University of Pennsylvania Graduate School of Education (Penn GSE) will dole out $25,000 to an entrepreneur who creates a business plan that best improves higher education e-learning.

$2 Million Federal Grant Bolsters NEO Distance Learning Program

A $2 million Department of Education Title III grant designed to help institutions of higher education better serve Native American students is going to help Northeastern Oklahoma A&M (NEO) upgrade its distance learning offerings.

Leveraging IT Savings for Student Success

What do you get when you cross a budgetary surplus with the need to get a college's teachers and staff excited about using technology? The answer: an internal grant program designed to stoke interest and curiosity in new technology tools, software, and equipment.

Knovel Challenge Tests Engineering Research Capabilities

A company that provides access to technical information for engineers is nearing the end of its annual competition that encourages engineering students to answer questions for a chance to win prizes, such as an iPad 2 and cash.

Education Dept. Names 23 i3 Grant Recipients

Twenty-three colleges, universities, K-12 districts, and other organizations are one step closer to receiving a portion of $150 million to be awarded by the United States Department of Education through the Investing in Innovation (i3) program.

Brief: Barracuda Sponsors 24-hour Programming Contests

Barracuda Networks awarded more than $5,000 to the winners of a programming competition at the University of Michigan last weekend.

$1.25M Grant To Help Martin U Launch Online Courses

Martin University in Indianapolis, IN, will use a $1.25 million grant from the United States Department of Education to launch online certificate programs.

NetApp Accepting Applications for Free Storage Systems

As part of its Education Donation Program, launched this month, NetApp will donate approximately 1,800 NetApp FAS3100 storage systems to education organizations throughout the United States.

Tech Gear Rental Program Expands from Cal State Monterey Bay

A digital device rental program at California State University Monterey Bay has just reported student savings of nearly $120,000 in technology purchase fees. The Technology Rental (or TechRent) store at CSU Monterey Bay was started with funds with a $300,000 two-year grant issued by the United States Department of Education.