Grant Awards

UT Austin Center Receives Grant to Support the Success of Deaf People Beyond High School

Sept. 7 2021

The award is a renewal of a previous OSEP grant that established NDC in 2017 and was one of the largest grants awarded by the Department of Education.

Using Self-Determination Skills to Boost Reading Achievement is Focus of $1.9 Million Grant Led by Jessica Toste

July 20, 2021

Multi-year study will develop a program to improve outcomes of 4th and 5th graders with reading difficulties.

Three College of Education Teams Receive Seed Grants

Dec. 8, 2020

Projects focus on advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion.

Miles de Manos / Thousands of Hands is Subject of a New NIH Grant for the College of Education

Dec. 8, 2020

Dean and faculty will leverage strengths of families and communities across Honduras to lead research on a community-based youth violence intervention.

More than $12 million in IES Grants to Support Research Benefiting Students and Educators

Aug. 20, 2020

Grants will benefit students from kindergarten through middle school in math and reading, and will also help prepare teacher trainers.

Special Education Alumna Awarded Classroom Set-Up Grant

Nov. 20, 2019

Special Education alumna Dana Rathbun, M.Ed. ’18, received a classroom set-up grant for first-year teachers from the Texas Association of Certification Officers for the fall 2019 semester.

Meadows Center Receives a $6.4 Million Grant to Extend National Center for Leadership in Intensive Intervention

Nov. 20, 2019

The grant will support the training of 28 new doctoral students over the next five years from a consortium of seven universities including the University of Texas at Austin.

Sarah Powell is Co-PI on New $1.4 Million Grant

Oct. 30, 2019

Sarah Powell is a Co-PI on a new project that hopes to improve math, music, and computational thinking in kindergarten through a series of field-based activities.

Gray and Carlson Receive $1.1 Million Grant

Nov. 4, 2019

Jane Gray and Cindy Carlson have received a $1.1 million grant from the Health Resources and Services Administration, Graduate Psychology Education Program.

Mary Steinhardt Receives $3.3 Million Grant from the National Institutes of Health

Oct. 4, 2019

The project provides resources to African Americans to manage their daily demands of type 2 diabetes.

Kinesiology and Health Education Faculty Member Receives $1.2 Million Grant from NIAAA

Oct. 1, 2019

Miguel Pinedo's project will address gaps in our understanding of barriers that prevent people from seeking and receiving appropriate care for alcohol use disorders.

Special Education Faculty Members Receive $1.4 Million Grant from IES

July 8, 2019

Special Education Assistant Professor Jessica Toste and Associate Professor Nathan Clemens have received a $1.4 million grant to develop teacher expertise in data-based decision making to improve student reading success.

Flores Awarded Spencer Grant for Writer’s Workshops in Bilingual Classrooms

June 19, 2019

Tracey Flores, assistant professor of Curriculum and Instruction, has received a three-year, $50,000 grant from the Spencer Foundation develop and implement a bilingual, elementary writer’s workshop.

Educational Psychology Associate Professor Marie-Anne Suizzo Receives Spencer Grant

May 13, 2019

Associate Professor Marie-Anne Suizzo has received a $50,000 grant from the Spencer Foundation.

Educational Leadership and Policy Ph.D. Student Awarded Dissertation Grant

May 7, 2019

Dissertation title: “Stakeholder Influence on MBA Curricular Design”

Audrey Stone awarded $2.4 million NIH Grant

Feb. 19, 2019

Over the next four years, Kinesiology and Health Education Assistant Professor Audrey Stone will research the role of diabetes-related inflammation on cardiovascular responses.