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For information on grant offerings please see K-20 Opportunities (Activities and Opportunities for U of M Faculty and K-12 Teacher Resources).

Interested in researching grant opportunities?  Go to the Research Support Services link to learn more about COS-Pivot, a search engine available to faculty through U of M at http://www.memphis.edu/researchsupport/cosdata.php 

Faculty: If you need an external evaluator for a grant submission, try contacting The Center for Research in Educational Policy at 901.678-4157 or Dan Strahl at jstrahl@memphis.edu

Click here to view a list of Past Grants.

GRANT ACRONYMS

College and Department Abbreviations: Funding Agency Abbreviations:
  • College of Arts and Sciences (CAS): Chemistry (Chem), Mathematics (Math), Physics
  • College of Education, Health and Human Sciences (CEHHS): Instruction & Curriculum Leadership (ICL), Instructional Design & Technology (IDT)
  • Fogelman College of Business & Economics (FCBE)
  • Herff College of Engineering (HCOE): Biomedical Engineering (BE), Civil Engineering (CE)
  • Institute of Intelligent Systems (IIS)
  • School of Public Health (SPH), Social and Behavioral Science (SBS)
  • Student Success Program (SSP)
  • City of Memphis, Division of Public Works (CMDPW)
  • Improving Teacher Quality (ITQ)
  • Intermodal Freight Transportation Institute (IFTE)
  • Math Science Partnership (MSP)
  • Memphis Research Support Consortium (MRSC)
  • National Science Foundation (NSF)
  • Office of Naval Research (ONR)
  • Race to the Top (RTTT)
  • Shelby County Schools (SCS)
  • State of Tennessee (ST)
  • Tennessee Higher Education Commission (THEC)
  • University of Memphis (UM)
  • U.S. Dept. of Education (USDOE)
  • U.S. Dept. of Transportation (USDOT)
  • Women’s Foundation for Greater Memphis (WFGM)

GRANT INFORMATION

Name of Grant

Funding   Agency

Years   Funded

Amount

College

Dept.

Principal   Investigator

(HE,   P-12)

Biomedical Engineering Project for People with General and Age Related Disabilities

NSF

2012-17

$111,490

HCOE

BE

J. Bumgardner

HE

Capacity Building in Cybersecurity: Broadening Participation of Women in Cybersecurity through Women in Cybersecurity Conference & Professional Development

NSF

2013-2015

$34,200

FCBE

MIS

J. Simon

HE

Garrett A. Morgan Grant

USDOT

2012-14

$33,000

HCOE

CE

S. Ivey

HE

Girls Experiencing Engineering
(Funding amounts vary by year)

WFGM, UM, IFTE, HCOE, MRSC

2007-14

$205,000

HCOE

CE

P. Palazolo

P-12

Improving the Retention Rates of African American Students in STEM Majors: Student Engagement and Institutional Interventions

TBR

2014-2015

$40,000

CEHHS

CEPR

Y. Xu

HE

MemphiSTEP: A STEM Talent Expansion Program at the U of M (two one-year extensions)

NSF

2008-14

$2,000,000

HCOE

CE

S. Ivey, 2013;
D. Franceschetti. 2008-13

HE

Memphis Virtual STEM Academy at East HIgh School

NSF

2013-16

$1,342,970

CEHHS

ICL

A. Hall

P-12

MSP: Common Core Math for Teachers of K-5 (in partnerships with Shelby County Schools)

RTTT

2013-15

$109,127

CAS

Math

A. Windsor, B. McCarty (Co PI)

P-12

MSP: Probing Chemistry

RTTT

2013-15

$264,000

CAS

Chem.

D. Petersen

P-12

Pre-Engineering Enrichment Program (PEEP)

CMDPW

2012-14

$21,000

CAS

Chem.

L. Houk

P-12

Project 21: TN 21st Century Community Learning Centers Subcontract from SCS

SCS

2013-14

$66,000

CEHHS

Teacher   Education

S. Flynt

P-12

Project FitWizard:  Increasing Physical Activity in Schools

ST

2013-16

$500,000

SBS

SPH

K. Ward

HE

Robert Noyce Scholarship Fellows Grant, Memphis Mathematics and Science Teaching Induction Fellowship

NSF

2009-15

$1,500,000

CEHHS

ICL

C. Anderson

HE

S-STEM: Supporting a New Generation

NSF

2012-16

$574,848

CAS

Math

A. Windsor

HE

Shareable Knowledge Objects (SKO) as Enhanced Portable ITS Modules

ONR

2012-14

$1,477,402

CAS

IIS

X. Hu

P-12

STEM Hub Grant

ST-RTTT

2012-14

$850,000

HCOE

CE

S. Ivey

P-12

Tennessee Louis Stokes Association for Minority Participation (TLSAMP)

NSF

2008-14

$401,505

CAS

 CAS

H. Kurtz

HE

TRIO-STEM
(Funding varies-Typically $220,00 per year)

USDOE   TRIO

2010-15

$1,100,000

 

SSP

A. Victor

HE

Total STEM Education Grant Funding at U of M (five year period:  

 $10,630,542

 

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