Grants, Funding & Awards


2015 Predictions: Competency-Based Ed To Grow, Debt Could Topple Some Schools

Online learning will grow this year, but only modestly; more colleges and universities will test out competency-based assessment; and education technology will continue expanding as an industry, driven by investment capital. Those are three of the predictions for the coming year from higher education research and advisory firm Eduventures.

U Central Florida Wins Cybersecurity Cup for Participation in Multiple Challenges

The University of Central Florida has won the 2014 Collegiate Cybersecurity Championship Cup.

Security Seals on Web Sites Improve Donations, Say Rutgers Researchers

Non-profits — including institutions of higher education — may be losing out on potential donations by not using a secure Web site to accept those.

Call for Entries: 2015 Campus Technology Innovators Awards

Nominations are now open for the 2015 CT Innovators Awards.

Carnegie Mellon Wins Grant for Technology-Enhanced Learning in the Humanities

The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation has awarded a five-year, $2 million grant to Carnegie Mellon University to train graduate students and faculty to use technology-enhanced learning for education in the humanities.

Carnegie Mellon's Andy Priming for Moon Cruise

A $30 million Google Lunar XPrize has just doled out its first two monetary prizes on the mission to place a robot on the moon and explore its surface. Carnegie Mellon University is one of the beneficiaries.

Get a Free Active Learning Classroom from Steelcase Education

North American schools and universities have an opportunity to outfit an active learning classroom for free through a new grant program from Steelcase Education.

UNC-Chapel Hill Forms Campus Partnership for Commercializing Tech Innovation

In an effort to promote commercialization of technology at the University of North Carolina, the Frank Hawkins Kenan Institute of Private Enterprise at UNC Kenan-Flagler Business School is launching a program for entrepreneurial education and mentoring as well as supporting UNC technology-based companies.

Fresno State To Expand Tablet Initiative with $50,000 Grant

California State University, Fresno will expand its DISCOVERe tablet program with the help of a $50,000 grant.

Teradata University Network Selects Data Analytics Contest Winners

Teradata University Network has selected the winners of its first data analytics contest for higher education students.