Monthly Archives: July 2014

National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research (NIDRR) – Research Fellowships Program

National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research (NIDRR) – Research Fellowships Program Sponsor:          Office of Special Education & Rehabilitative Services/Department of Education SYNOPSIS:  The sponsor announces the availability of funds for the National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research (NIDRR) – … Continue reading

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National Consortium for Graduate Degrees for Minorities in Engineering and Science, Inc.

National Consortium for Graduate Degrees for Minorities in Engineering and Science, Inc.   SYNOPSIS:  The fellowship is for candidates who are members of an underrepresented group in engineering. The objective of this program is to promote the benefits of a masters degree … Continue reading

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Public Charter Startup Grant Program

Public Charter Startup Grant Program Sponsor:          Walton Family Foundation, Inc   SYNOPSIS:  As part of the Walton Family Foundation K-12 Education Reform focus area, the Foundation invests in organizations and programs that empower parents to choose among high-performing schools and insert competition into … Continue reading

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Entrepreneurship, Place, and Economic Development

Entrepreneurship, Place, and Economic Development Several scholarly articles published within the past few months highlight the role that entrepreneurship, high-tech employment, and place play in both economic growth and economic development. In a landscape where seemingly every place desires the … Continue reading

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Book Prize Sponsor: American Institute of Indian Studies

Book Prize   Sponsor:          American Institute of Indian Studies   SYNOPSIS:  In order to promote scholarship in South Asian Studies, the American Institute of Indian Studies (AIIS) announces the award of two prizes each year for the best unpublished book manuscript on an Indian … Continue reading

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Center for the Study of Distance Education and Technological Advancements

Center for the Study of Distance Education and Technological Advancements Sponsor:          Office of Postsecondary Education/Department of Education SYNOPSIS:  The Center for the Study of Distance Education and Technological Advancements invites applications for new awards for fiscalyear (FY) 2014. Deadline(s):      08/25/2014 Web Site: … Continue reading

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Useful Stats: Venture Capital Investment Has Strongest Quarter Since 2001

Useful Stats: Venture Capital Investment Has Strongest Quarter Since 2001 Anchored by the largest ever investment since the MoneyTree Report began covering venture capital investment in 1995, the $13 billion total dollars invested in the second quarter of 2014 marks … Continue reading

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