Collaborative Research Grants with Purdue Polytechnic High School

The Purdue Polytechnic High School (PPHS) Collaborative Research Grant program provides funding for collaborations of researchers from Purdue Polytechnic Institute (PPI) and the College of Education (COE), for projects that are of benefit to PPHS. We received a great response with a total of 11 proposals. All proposals were reviewed by a team of eight reviewers, with four from PPHS, two from PPI and two from COE.

We are very pleased to announce the awarding of the following proposals and research teams.

ACCESS Purdue – Early College Program Proposal: Expanding College Access and Turning High School Partnerships Into College Enrollment

  • Greg Strimel, assistant professor, Purdue Polytechnic Institute
  • David Sears, clinical associate professor of educational psychology and research methodology
  • Nathan Mentzer, associate professor of engineering/technology education
  • Scott Bartholomew, assistant professor, , Purdue Polytechnic Institute

Holistic Talent Development for Underserved Youth: Cybercrime, Internet Safety, and Achievement Motivation

A Personalized Project-Based Approach to STEM Learning: How Does The PPHS Model Serve Students At-Risk?