Grants, Funding & Awards


NASA Selects Winners for Minority University Research and Education Project Grants

NASA has selected five higher education institutions to share in $6 million as part of its Minority University Research and Education Project, an initiative that aims to provide educator training and expand science, technology, engineering and math course offerings.

U California Los Angeles Wins $1.62 Million To Build Energy Storage System

Engineers from the University of California Los Angeles Henry Samueli School of Engineering and Applied Science have won a $1.62 million grant to build a hybrid energy storage system.

Penn State Researchers Receive Science Text Comprehension Grant

Researchers from Pennsylvania State University have been awarded a grant worth nearly $1 million over three years to study how students' reading levels affect their comprehension of science texts.

NASFAA Selects Winner of First Big Idea Policy Proposal Contest

The National Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators has selected the winner of its inaugural "Big Idea" policy proposal competition.

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Tracking Students to Improve Tutoring and Support

At South Mountain Community College, a homegrown Learner Support System gathers data on students' usage of campus resources, streamlining the tutoring process and improving outcomes.

NTID Receives NSF Grant for DeafTEC Program

The Rochester Institute of Technology's National Technical Institute for the Deaf has received a $4 million grant from the National Science Foundation to continue its Technological Education Center for Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing Students program.

One-Size-Fits-All, 108-Question Financial Aid Form Has To Go

Concerned that a bill from two United States senators proposing the use of as few as two questions to determine financial eligibility for college will gain traction, a national organization of financial aid professionals has presented an alternative for simplifying the process of applying for financial aid.

VideoBlocks Launches Digital Media Action Grant Program

VideoBlocks will award two $10,000 grants as part of its new Digital Media Action Grant program, designed to fund research into how digital content can help students build 21st century skills.

New Energy Institute Charged with Advancing Energy System Intelligence

The Thomas and Stacey Siebel Foundation is launching a new cross-school institute to advance the development of machine learning algorithms for energy systems.

Cornell Receives Grant for K-12 'Classroom in a Test Tube' Program

The Advancing Secondary Science Education with Tetrahymena program at Cornell University has received a five-year, $1.25 million Science Education Partnership Award grant from the National Institutes of Health.

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