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The Center for Research and Policy in Education

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Grant Activity

Grant Proposals Submitted by Research Center (funded and unfunded)

NRT: Discovering, Understanding, Enabling, and Controlling Collective Interactions in Multifunctional Materials, National Science Foundation/NRT. Funding requesting: $1,500,000 over five years. Co-Principal Investigating Institutions: University of Texas at San Antonio, Southwest Research Center, postsecondary institutions in China, Taiwan, and other countries. Grant award to be announced: Proposal re-submitted March 2017.


NRT-IGE: Dynamic Interdisciplinary Science Communication for Underrepresented Student Success (DISCUSS). Funding requested: $500,000. Proposal submitted February 2017.


Edgewood YES (Youth Engaged in Scholarship) Collective. Funding requested: $121289. Proposal submitted March 2017.


NRT: Discovering, Understanding, Enabling, and Controlling Collective Interactions in Multifunctional Materials, National Science Foundation/NRT. Funding requesting: $1,500,000 over five years. Co-Principal Investigating Institutions: University of Texas at San Antonio, Southwest Research Center, postsecondary institutions in China, Taiwan, and other countries. Grant award to be announced: Proposal submitted February 2016. (not funded)


Transfer Plus Project, U.S. Department of Education. Funding requested: $3,200,000 over five years. Co-Principal Investigating Institutions: University of Texas at San Antonio and Laredo Community College. Grant award announced: July 2015. (not funded)


The Transfer Experience Project, U.S. Department of Education. Funding requested: $3,700,000 over five years. Co-Principal Investigating Institutions: University of Texas at San Antonio, San Antonio College, and Laredo Community College. Grant announced: July 2014. (not funded)


NASA Educator Professional Development (EPD), National Aeronautics and Space Administration, NASA Office of Education. Funding requesting: $5,000,000 over five years. Co-Principal Investigating Institutions: University of Texas at San Antonio, Texas Institute of Western Cultures, Smithsonian Institute, NASA, school districts in San Antonio, and tribal colleges. Grant award announced: October 2014. (not funded)


NRT: Discovering, Understanding, Enabling, and Controlling Collective Interactions in Multifunctional Materials, National Science Foundation/NRT. Funding requesting: $7,000,000 over five years. Co-Principal Investigating Institutions: University of Texas at San Antonio, Southwest Research Center, postsecondary institutions in China, Taiwan, and other countries. Grant award announced: October 2014. (not funded)


Gaining Early Awareness and Readiness for Undergraduate Programs (Partnership Grants), Department of Education. Funding requested: $7,000,000 over five years. Co-Principal Investigating Institutions: University of Texas at San Antonio, Alamo Colleges, Region 20, and 12 Texas rural high schools. Grant award announced: October 2014. (not funded)


Grant Award from the TG Foundation. $198,419 (2012-2013). Co-Principal Investigator.


National Latino Education Research Initiative. ($10,000) Funded.  Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities. 2012-2013.


Grant Award from the Lumina Foundation, collaborative with the San Antonio Education Partnership and the Mayor’s Office ($125,000), data analysis and evaluation of database on preparing students for college (2011-2013). Co-Principal Investigator.


STEM Learning Assistant Program ($5,000,000, Not Funded). University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA) in collaboration with faculty from Florida International University (FIU) in Miami, Florida. The proposal was created in response to the Department of Education Title V solicitation 84.031C.


Development of Latin@ Student Success Framework: An Empirical Model ($30,000, Not Funded). Sponsored by AERA.