Current Grants

Current Grants in the College of Education

Our College of Education faculty, professional staff, and graduate students have been awarded millions of dollars in funding to support their research, engagement and other academic projects. Funding comes from the federal government, state governments, private foundations, professional organizations, and internal college and university programs.
The following are current active grants with College of Education faculty, professional staff, and graduate students as Principal Investigator (PI) and Co-Principal Investigators (Co-PI). Amounts shown are the total funds awarded for the grant, and do not specify the portion awarded directly to the college and the portion awarded to collaborators outside of the College of Education or outside of Purdue University.

Grants Beginning in 2020 (show/hide)

Project LEAD: Leaders in Evidence-based Practices, Autism Spectrum Disorder and Diversity

  • $3,750,000
  • U.S. Department of Education: Office of Special Education Programs
  • PI: Dr. Mandy Rispoli
    • In collaboration with the University of Oregon and University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
  • 1/2020-12/2024

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

  • $39,000
  • College of Education, Purdue Polytechnic Institute, and Office of the Vice President for Research and Partnerships: Purdue Polytechnic High School Collaborative Research Grant
  • Co-PIs: David Sears and Nathan Mentzer
    • In collaboration with PI Greg Strimel and Co-PI S. Bartholomew, Purdue Polytechnic Institute
  • 12/2020-11/2021

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

  • $33,000
  • College of Education, Purdue Polytechnic Institute, and Office of the Vice President for Research and Partnerships: Purdue Polytechnic High School Collaborative Research Grant
  • PI: Marcia Gentry, Co-PI: O Desmet, D Crimmins, 12/2020-11/2021
    • In collaboration with PI: K. Seigfried-Spellar and Co-PI D. Crimmins, Purdue Polytechnic Institute
  • 12/2020-11/2021

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

  • $28,000
  • College of Education, Purdue Polytechnic Institute, and Office of the Vice President for Research and Partnerships: Purdue Polytechnic High School Collaborative Research Grant
  • PI: Sunnie L. Watson, Co-PIs: Denise K. Whitford, Lisa Lambert Snodgrass
    • In collaboration with PI Tahir M. Khan and Co-PI L.B. Bosman, Purdue Polytechnic Institute
  • 12/2020-11/2021

Grants Beginning in 2019 (show/hide)

Grants Beginning in 2018 (show/hide)

Grants Beginning in 2017 (show/hide)

Grants Beginning in 2016 (show/hide)

Grants Beginning in 2015 (show/hide)