Grants, Funding & Awards


4 Penn State Projects to Explore Online Innovation in Teaching and Learning

Penn State researchers are investigating ways to enhance teaching and learning through online innovation, thanks to funding from the institution's Research Initiation Grant Program.

Pearson Selects Finalists for 2016 Online Learning Excellence Awards

Pearson has selected 20 finalists for its 2016 Online Learning Excellence Awards.

4 Schools To Share up to $2 Million in NASA MUREP Grants

NASA has selected four new universities to share in grants of approximately $2 million to improve science technology engineering and math education as part of its Minority University Research and Education Project.

U Maryland Wins $2.76 Million for Data Security Training

The University of Maryland has received a new vote of confidence for its approach to data security training from the company that helped the institution begin the program in the first place.

U Illinois, U Oregon Team with Private Partner To Target Student Violence

Two universities and a behavioral research and development firm will be working together on a five-year project to reduce high school violence.

Steelcase Education Launches Second Annual Active Learning Center Grant

The company will award up to 15 schools with a new active learning classroom valued at $62,000.

Cornell University Holds Random Hacks of Kindness Event

More than 125 students at Cornell University in New York participated in a multi-disciplinary event that partnered non-profit organizations with diverse teams of students to develop solutions to problems.

Partnership of CollegeNET, Switchboard Aims To Strengthen Alumni Engagement

The partnership between the technology provider and online engagement platform will help the former’s customer institutions create stronger ties with their alumni.

Teacher Prep Gets $34.7 Million in Gates Funding

The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation has committed grants of $34.7 million over three years to help set up five teacher preparation transformation centers around the country that will bring together people from universities, teacher-preparation providers and K-12 school systems to share data, knowledge and best practices.

UC Berkeley Researchers Win Augmented Reality Grant

Researchers at the University of California Berkeley have won a $100,000 grant to continue their work using augmented reality to make it easier for people to control autonomous aerial vehicles commonly known as "drones."

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