Grants, Funding & Awards


AT&T Funds STEM Programs for High School Students at Lehigh U and Carnegie Mellon

In support of education focused on science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) disciplines, AT&T has contributed $25,000 each to two Pennsylvania Governor's School programs at Lehigh University and Carnegie Mellon.

City Colleges of Chicago OpenBook Team

Reinventing Decision-Making With Data for All

Looking to better serve its 115,000-plus student population, the City Colleges of Chicago system built a "data democracy," empowering all faculty and staff with a flexible reporting and analytics system.

PAR Framework

A Model for Student Success

The multi-institutional PAR Framework project provides a valuable resource supporting predictive analytics for student success and linking interventions to specific risk factors.

2014 Campus Technology Innovators Awards

In Depth: 2014 Campus Technology Innovators Awards

In our 10th-annual Campus Technology Innovators awards, we recognize 11 institutions where technology innovation is making a difference in teaching, learning, administration and operations.

Marist College The FOLD

A Student-Driven Online Collaborative Learning Environment

Marist College's The FOLD is a student-designed and delivered learning initiative combining a Web site, MOOC and open online community.

Researchers To Study How School Leaders Use Data To Inform Decisions

The United States Department of Education has awarded $5 million to three universities to find out how (or whether) school and district leaders use research to inform their decisionmaking.

IBM's Battle of the Brains to Determine World's Top College Programmers

More than 120 teams from around the world will converge in Ekaterinburg, Russia for this year’s finals of the ACM International Collegiate Programming Contest (ICPC), also known as the Battle of the Brains. The competition features 19 teams from the US.

BenQ Launches Grant Program for Interactive Displays

BenQ has kicked off a new grant program for education.

Five Schools To Probe Science of Timekeeping for Internet of Things

The Roseline Project, based at the University of California, Los Angeles, is receiving a $4 million, five-year award from the National Science Foundation.

Rice Takes Project-Based Learning to Lower Level STEM Classes

Rice University is using a new $1.9 million grant from the Howard Hughes Medical Institute to apply inquiry-based strategies to introductory science courses to encourage freshman undergraduates pursuing STEM-related majors.