Grants, Funding & Awards

Cognizant Selects 34 STEM Ed Grant Winners

Cognizant has selected 34 grant winners for its Making the Future STEM education initiative.

ABC-CLIO Awards Grant Winners Digital Humanities Tools

ABC-CLIO Solutions, a provider of digital resources for history and humanities, has selected the winners of its 2015 Think Out Loud Innovation Grants.

AAUW Gets $100K Grant To Expand Courses at Tech Trek Camps

A $100,000 grant from Symantec will fund a pilot course in cybersecurity at university-led STEM summer camps for middle-school girls.

$1 Billion Federal 'Enhancing Education Through Tech' Bill Introduced

The United States Senate will once again be forced to consider explicit funding of education technology. Taking up the mantle left by former lawmakers, U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin (D-WI) has introduced legislation that would reactivate the Enhancing Education Through Technology Act, a move that has generated numerous statements of support among education organizations

Ohio Private Schools Get State Safety Funding

An Ohio private school has taken advantage of a state grant program to deploy a panic button system.

8 Schools Win Verizon Innovative App Challenge

Winners of the award for creating the best apps will receive tablets, grants for their schools, advanced training and a trip to the Technology Student Association conference.

Obama Budget Priorities Focus on Teacher Support, STEM, Free College

The White House has released President Barack Obama's 2016 budget proposal, a 150-page document that lays out his administration's priorities for the federal budget in the coming year.

AT&T Seeks Ed Tech Ventures for New Funding Accelerator

AT&T wants to invest in organizations working to enhance education and improve high school success and career readiness for students.

Students Vie To Over-Engineer in 2015 Rube Goldberg Machine Contest

This year's competition, which also includes a track for middle school students, asks participants for the most "overly complex contraption" for erasing a chalkboard or a whiteboard.

Kentucky Valley Ed Cooperative Adopts Resource Library for Digital Transition

The Kentucky Valley Education Cooperative has adopted a resource library to help its member schools transition to using digital content.