Grants, Funding & Awards


Penn State Funds Projects To Enhance Online Learning

Pennsylvania State University's Center for Online Innovation in Learning will fund seven new projects designed to enhance teaching and learning through online innovation.

NSF Awards $12 Million to Redesign Undergraduate Engineering and Computer Science Education

Engineering and computer science programs at six higher education institutions will get a big revamp thanks to $12 million in funding from the National Science Foundation.

Harvard, Penn State Partner on Spatial Thinking Grant

Researchers from Harvard, Penn State's College of Education and the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics have won a $1.387 million grant to develop labs designed to help middle school students understand spatial thinking in astronomy.

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.