Grants, Funding & Awards


U Colorado Boulder Wins $1.3 Million To Improve STEM Ed with Infographics

A group of local teachers will visit University of Colorado Boulder to learn how to use infographics in their classrooms as part of a $1.3 million grant from the National Science Foundation aimed at increasing STEM literacy.

West Virginia U Engineering Students Grab NASA Robotics Challenge Prize

A team of engineering students from West Virginia University has taken home a $100,000 prize from NASA in a "Sample Return Robot Challenge," part of the space agency's Centennial Challenges prize program.

STEM Funders Network Debuts STEM Ecosystem Initiative

The STEM Funders Network has launched a new initiative designed to help create communities of practice supporting science, technology, engineering and math.

U California Davis Wins Grant To Help Struggling Readers

The education school at the University of California Davis has won a $3.5 million grant to deliver instruction to students who are struggling with early reading in 100 first-grade classrooms.

Campus Technology Announces 2015 Innovators Award Honorees

Campus Technology has officially announced the recipients of its 2015 Innovators Awards. After a nomination process that brought in submissions from all over the world, 12 honorees were selected in five categories.

U Michigan Wins Grant To Train Education Researchers

The University of Michigan has won a $4 million grant to launch a predoctoral research program in education sciences.

Rochester Institute of Tech Receives Grant for STEM Equity and Assistive Tech

An associate professor of engineering at Rochester Institute of Technology in New York has been awarded a $25,000 grant for an initiative to increase the number of African American males participating in science, technology, engineering and math fields.

Venture Fund Zeroes in on University Startups

A unique venture capital company that teams up with universities to invest in their most promising start-up companies recently closed a $215 million fund, the second one in the company's history.

MIT Signs $25 Million Research Alliance with Private Partner

MIT has signed a five-year, $25 million deal with Dutch-company Royal Philips N.V. to support research initiatives in two of the company's primary areas, healthcare technology and digital lighting.

Iowa State To Host Forensic Science Center of Excellence

Iowa State University and several other partner institutions will become home to a new national forensic science center of excellence, funded by a five-year, potentially $20 million grant from the National Institute of Standards and Technology