Higher education has a direct impact on the rest of the world. Students who graduate from college take their expertise to the workforce. Many universities have research centers where critical developments occur whether in medicine, science, the arts, or other fields. This is why initiatives focused on improving Institutes of Higher Education (IHEs) or providing access to learning are so crucial.
These academic programs can lead to improving communities, advancing medical treatment, and providing opportunities for students who would otherwise not have them. In order to keep these institutions thriving, grants are essential to providing them with adequate funding.
There are thousands of grants out there, so it can be hard to know where to start. However, GrantWatch makes it easy by offering an entire category for higher education grants. Some of these grants fund projects that conduct critical research and involve opportunities for graduate and undergraduate students. There is also funding for IHE’s and other nonprofits to offer students access to scholarships, professional development, and other resources. Below, are six grants currently available in this category.
Six Grants Related to Higher Education
- There are grants available to U.S. nonprofits and IHEs to provide professional development for undergraduate students and professionals in STEM fields. The purpose of this grant is to encourage the students and professionals to become k-12 teachers in high-need areas.
- Grants to U.S. IHEs to provide scholarships for undergraduate and graduate cybersecurity students. Funding will increase the number of people entering the workforce with these qualifications.
- Additionally, there is funding to U.S. IHEs, agencies, school districts, nonprofits, for-profits, Tribes, and housing authorities for graduate level early childhood education research. The grants intended to address questions relevant to programs that serve low-income children and families
- And there are grants available to U.S. IHEs serving BIPOC communities for projects to increase internet access.
- Grants of up to $30,000 to U.S. colleges and universities to promote science and technology innovation and entrepreneurship. Applicants must receive institutional approval prior to applying.
- Finally, there are grants to U.S. IHEs for research related to environmental engineering and sustainability. Applicants must submit a preliminary application prior to submitting a full proposal.
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