Grants, Funding & Awards

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.

Citizens in Space Competition Seeks Entries

Citizens in Space, a project of the United States Rocket Academy, is asking the public to dream up and build space hardware in exchange for a shot at cash prizes up to $10,000.

St. Petersburg Student Programmers Win 'World's Smartest' Trophy

For five hours last week 112 university teams put their coding skills to work to vie for title of World Champions in the 2012 Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) International Collegiate Programming Contest.

Google Summer of Code Students To Contribute to Joomla Development

Students from around the world will be working on open source coding projects that may be used by content management (CMS) software Joomla, as part of the Google Summer of Code.