Grants, Funding & Awards


DeVos Kills Plan for Multibillion-Dollar Student Loan Servicing Platform

Facing a potential bipartisan revolt on Capitol Hill, the Trump administration abruptly cancelled a multibillion solicitation for a consolidated student loan servicing solution, throwing the project's long-term future into question.

Campus Technology Announces 2017 Impact Award Honorees

Campus Technology has officially announced the recipients of its 2017 Impact Awards. After a nomination process that brought in submissions from all over the world, 10 honorees were selected in five categories.

Grant Spotlight: American Association of University Women STEM Equity Grants

The American Association of University Women (AAUW) is offering one- and two-year grants, with extra consideration for proposals involving schools, designed to address the needs of girls and women or to educate the public on related issues.

NASA BIG Ideas Challenge Seeks Concepts for Solar Power on Mars

NASA has launched the BIG Ideas Challenge asking college students to submit ideas for efficient, reliable and cost-effective solar energy systems that can work on Mars day and night.

2 Cornell U Teams Land up to $15 Million to Study AI, Autonomous Systems

Two research groups at Cornell University were recently awarded grants from the Department of Defense (DOD) of up to $7.5 million each to study artificial intelligence and autonomous systems.

Rochester Institute of Tech Gets $1 Million to Train Hard-of-Hearing Science Undergrads

The National Institutes of Health has awarded a $1.025 million grant to RIT's National Technical Institute for the Deaf to develop training programs for deaf and hard-of-hearing undergraduate students to become future scientists.

State Giving Some College Students a Free Ride if They're Willing to Become STEM Teachers

Lawmakers in North Carolina have allocated funding towards scholarships for up to 160 college students who commit to teaching a STEM subject or special education within the state.

Kahoot! Adds $10 Million in Funding, Launches Mobile App

Kahoot!, the popular game-based learning platform, has added $10 million of funding to its series A financing round, the company said Wednesday. A group of new private investors from Norway, where Kahoot! is based, led this series A extension funding round, joining current investors Microsoft Ventures, Creandum and Northzone.

Winners Chosen for 2017 SkillsUSA Additive Manufacturing Competition

More than 16,000 students, teachers, industry professionals and others attended the 53rd annual SkillsUSA National Leadership and Skills Conference, a SME and Stsratasys-hosted conference that showcases career and technical education (CTE) students participating in SkillsUSA. SME created the Additive Manufacturing Contest for SkillsUSA for high school and college students with the main objective to attract more students to careers in manufacturing through an emerging technology and to advance an increasingly relevant technology.

Biggest Challenges Facing K–12 STEM Ed: PD, Accountability Systems, CS Curricula

Mining two years’ worth of expert feedback, a nonprofit has identified six root causes to more than 100 issues facing STEM education today. The resulting “Grand Challenges” interactive map is a two-year project from 100Kin10 based on input from teachers, principals, nonprofit leaders, researchers, policymakers, union representatives and other education stakeholders within its network.

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