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Office of Grant Programs

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Current Government Funded Grant Projects

National Science Foundation
  Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics Expansion Program
  STEP Initiative – Engineering in Waukesha County
  On September 1, 2012 Carroll University began a five-year, $446,123 project funded by the National Science Foundation intended to increase the number of students pursuing careers in engineering, especially women. The project builds on Carroll’s partnerships with UW-Platteville and UW-Milwaukee and supports new collaborations with local high schools and industry. High school and undergraduate students have the opportunity to participate in hands on, real-world projects supplied by industry partners. The award also supports the development of mentoring programs, leadership training, and a living-learning community for future engineers.
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
  HRSA Training in Primary Care and Medicine
  Physician Assistant Training in Primary Care
  In 2010, Carroll University was awarded a five-year $967,687 grant from the Health Resources and Services Administration of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. The award supports the design, implementation and assessment of a new cultural competency component of the curriculum, which focuses on developing students’ abilities to provide effective treatment to minority populations.
U.S. Department of Education
  Title III Strengthening Institutions Program
  Pathways to Success
  The Title III program funded Carroll University’s $1.9 million five-year project that began in 2009. The Pathways to Success project supports three initiatives: 1) faculty training in engaging pedagogies; 2) advisor training and development; and 3) student success and retention monitoring.
Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction
  State Personnel Development Grant (SPDG)
  Preparing Elementary Dual Certification Candidates
  In 2014, Carroll University received a three-year $30,000 State Personnel Development Grant (SPDG) - Institutions of Higher Education (IHE) Focus on PLC's mini grant award; one of only nine awarded. The grant will help fund the project titled: Teacher Residency PLC: Preparing Elementary Dual Certification Candidates. If Carroll’s projected performance meets achievement measures, there is potential for an additional one to two years of funding.
  Pre-College Scholarship Program
  Horizontes en Carroll
  In 2013, Carroll University received a two-year, $39,000 award from the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction for 45 disadvantaged students in grades 9-12 to gain an increased awareness of the value of college education and the financial resources available to support college attendance. This one-week summer program combines classroom instruction and experiential learning that is designed to strengthen academic skills, develop motivation and self-esteem, and initiate mentoring relationships with college students.
  State Personnel Development Grant (SPDG)
  Interdisciplinary Faculty Learning Committee Meets RtI
  This one-year, $10,000 award supports a faculty learning committee to research and analyze current models of response to intervention and to train faculty on the practices.
Wisconsin Campus Compact
  Wisconsin Campus Compact awarded Carroll University a renewal to its existing AmeriCorps*VISTA position that began in July 2012. This position is now supported through June 2014 and will continue to support Carroll University’s pre-college mentorship programs for disadvantaged students. Carroll’s VISTA will expand a mentorship training program to support existing and future pre-college programs including Youth to Discover and CEO Carroll Connection. WiCC VISTA projects are valued at $30,622.
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