Grants, Funding & Awards


Steelcase Education Grant Offers $65,000 Classroom Redesign

The company's 2017 Active Learning Center Grant launches today.

NSF Ranks R&D Spending in Higher Ed

The National Science Foundation recently released its annual ranking of total R&D expenditures for more than 900 colleges and universities.

Queens College to Boost STEM Diversity With Federal Funds

Queens College received its first installment of a $5.6 million grant from the United States Department of Education to improve its STEM programs – particularly for Hispanic and low-income students.

Polymath Physicist, First Lady of Software Awarded Presidential Medal of Freedom

President Obama named 21 recipients of the Presidential Medal of Freedom to honor individuals who have made contributions to the security or national interest of the United States, to world peace, or to cultural or other significant public or private endeavors.

12 University Teams Advance in Amazon AI Contest

Amazon has announced 12 university teams that will participate in its Alexa Prize contest, which challenges university and college students worldwide to develop a “socialbot” capable of holding conversations with humans for 20 minutes.

Penn State Launches Local Contest for Next Big Ed Tech Idea

A Pennsylvania State University network of students, faculty, staff and alumni is looking for products, services or solutions that fuel learning and drive student success.

How a Bike Race Led to Experiential, Personalized Learning

When the 2015 Union Cycliste Internationale Road World Championships came to the Virginia Commonwealth University campus, the university embarked on a networked, multimedia, trans-disciplinary exploration of the event — creating a unique learning experience for students.

A Mobile Personal Assistant Tuned to Student Needs

In an effort to help freshmen manage the college transition, the University of San Diego created a smart personal assistant app designed to help students prioritize and track their tasks.

New Grants Available for Alternative Textbooks

Digital course materials company Skyepack today announced a third round of funding available through its Textbook Liberation Fund.

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