Grant Activity and Opportunities

Grant activity (see below for list of possible grants to apply for)


  • Using Design Experiences to Improve Student and Teacher Creativity and STEM Skills Through Innovative Functionalized Bricks. Submitted to the DRk12 program of the NSF. PI(s): Dean AslamPunya Mishra and Matt Koehler

In progress:

Neeraj BuchPunya Mishra, and Matt Koehler:

  • NSF-RIGEE Grant Proposal: Rethinking Residential Experience in Engineering
  • NSF-TUES Grant Proposal: Transforming Introductions to Engineering

Rejected (but willing to try again)


Grant Opportunities

Grant Title Solicitation Proposal Deadline Synopsis Direct Link
Ethics Education in Science and Engineering  (EESE) 11-514 March 14, 2011 The Ethics Education in Science and Engineering (EESE) program funds research and educational projects that improve ethics education in all fields of science and engineering that NSF supports, with priority consideration given to interdisciplinary, inter-institutional, and international contexts. Link
Research Experiences for Teachers (RET) in Engineering and Computer Science 11-509 February 28, 2011; October 3, 2011 The Directorate for Engineering (ENG) and the Directorate for Computer and Information Science and Engineering (CISE),  Research Experiences for Teachers (RET) in Engineering and Computer Science program supports the active involvement of K-12 science, technology, engineering, computer and information science, and mathematics (STEM) teachers and community college faculty in engineering and computer science research in order to bring knowledge of engineering, computer science, and technological innovation into their classrooms. Link
Research in Engineering Education 10-1340 January 17, 2011 – February 11, 2011; August 22, 2011 – September 16, 2011 The Division of Engineering Education and Centers (EEC) seeks to enable a world-leading system of engineering education, equally open and available to all members of society, that dynamically and rapidly adapts to meet the changing needs of society and the nation’s economy. Link
Cyberlearning: Transforming Education 10-620 May 14, 2011; July 14, 2011 Through the Cyberlearning: Transforming Education program, NSF seeks to integrate advances in technology with advances in what is known about how people learn to better understand how people learn with technology and how technology can be used productively to help people learn, through individual use and/or through collaborations mediated by technology. Link
Computing Education for the 21st Century  (CE21) 10-619 February 22, 2011; April 27, 2011; July 28, 2011 The Computing Education for the 21st Century (CE21) program aims to build a computationally savvy 21st century workforce that positions the US to demonstrate a leadership role in the global economy Link
Transforming Undergraduate Education in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (TUES) 10-544 May 26, 2011 The Transforming Undergraduate Education in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (TUES) program seeks to improve the quality of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) education for all undergraduate students. Link
Innovative Technology Experiences for Students and Teachers  (ITEST) 09-506 The ITEST program responds to current concerns and projections about the growing demand for professionals and information technology workers in the U.S. and seeks solutions to help ensure the breadth and depth of the STEM workforce. Link
EAR Education and Human Resources  (EH) 04-1575 Accepted Anytime The Division of Earth Sciences’ Education and Human Resources Program (EH) facilitates activities that engage a wide range of audiences in EAR research efforts. Link
Education and Interdisciplinary Research  (EIR) 03-9134 Supports activities in conjunction with NSF-wide programs such as Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER), Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU), and programs aimed at women, minorities, and persons with disabilities. Link