Grants, Funding & Awards


Fort Hays Prof Honored for the Innovative Use of Tech in Engineering Ed

High altitude ballooning was the key to this year's college-level winner in an annual competition put on by the National Science Teachers Association (NSTA) and Vernier, a company that sells scientific equipment for teachers.

Crowdfunding Site Raising Capital for ASU Student Projects

Among the initiatives that have received funding through PitchFunder is one intended to bring clean water to Bangladesh, another to teach empathy and still another to help send design students on a working spring break.

Paul Smith's College To Develop Competency-Based Ed with Breakthrough Models Incubator

Paul Smith's College will launch a program to develop competency-based education ideas as part of the Next Generation Learning Challenges.

Carlow U To Build CREATE Lab Satellite with $205,000 Grant

Carlow University will use a $205,000 grant to build a satellite location of Carnegie Mellon University's CREATE Lab.

HackDuke Asks Programmers To Turn Their Skills to Social Goods

Duke University will bring together college students from around the country this week for HackDuke, an event designed to promote the use of technology for social change.

Aspen University Launches 'Debt-Free' Degree Program

Aspen University has launched a new payment plan that it's touting as a way to earn a degree "debt free."

The Role of Technology in an Outcomes-Based Funding Environment

The Complete College Tennessee Act of 2010 established outcomes-based funding in the state, rewarding institutions for outcomes related to retention, progression, and student success — not just enrollment. CT asked Brandy Cartmell, Interim Executive Director of Student Engagement and Registrar, about the ongoing role of technology in UT Martin's response to the mandate.

Rutgers Ocean Exploration Project Gets Support from Iridium

A long-term project at Rutgers University to gather data about the earth's oceans through the use of autonomous underwater vehicles has received a financial boost.

Kickstarting Education

If crowdfunding can take a university to the moon, how else can technology drive student learning in the 21st century?

Instructure Selects Higher Ed Canvas Grant Winners

Instructure has chosen the winners of its Canvas Grants program, an initiative designed to encourage technological innovation from within the higher education and K-12 communities.