Active Grant Awards

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NJCU Active Grant Awards
2020–2021

Project Name: Minority Teacher Development Grant
PI: Mary McGriff
Period of Funding: 6/1/2020 - 5/31/2021
Total Funding: $250,000
Sponsor: New Jersey Department of Education


Project Name: SBA Small Business Development Center CARES Act
PI: Michael Edmondson
Period of Funding: 4/1/2020 - 9/30/2021
Total Funding: $330,501
Sponsor: U.S. Small Business Development Administration
Partner: Rutgers

Project Name: New Jersey Small Business Development Centers
PI: Dr. Michael Edmondson
Period of Funding: 1/1/2018 - 12/31/2020
Total Funding: $162,700
Sponsor: U.S. Small Business Development Administration
Partner: Rutgers

Program: Intelligence Community Centers for Academic Excellence (IC CAE)
Project Name: IC CAE Critical Technology Studies Program
PI: Scott Fisher
Period of Funding: 9/28/2018 - 9/27/2021
Total Funding: $30,000
Sponsor: Defense Intelligence Agency
Partner: Rutgers

Program: Information Security Grants
Project Name: FY20 DoD Cyber Scholarships
PI: Scott Fisher
Co-PI: Kutub Thakur
Period of Funding: 9/16/2020 - 9/16/2021
Total Funding: $73,978
Sponsor: National Security Agency (NSA)

Program: Intelligence Community Centers for Academic Excellence (IC CAE)
Project Name: IC CAE at Rutgers
PI: Scott Fisher
Co-PI: Greg Klein
Period of Funding:  9/19/2019 - 9/18/2023
Total Funding: $132,916
Sponsor: Defense Intelligence Agency
Partner: Rutgers

Program: Institutional Research and Academic Career Development Awards (IRACDA) 
Project Name: Biomedical Research and Education Training Program
PI: Cindy Arrigo
Period of Funding: 8/1/2010 - 7/31/2020
Total Funding: $68,501
Sponsor: National Institute of General Medical Sciences (NIH)
Partner: Rutgers

Program: Robert Noyce Teacher Scholarships
Project Name: Recruiting & Preparing STEM Majors as Secondary Teachers for High-Need School Districts in New Jersey
PI: Beimnet Teclezghi
Co-PIs: John Grew, Frederic Mynard, Beimnet Teclezghi, Nurdan Duzgoren-Aydin
Period of Funding: 7/1/2017 - 6/30/2021
Total Funding: $1,444,698
Sponsor: National Science Foundation (NSF)

Program: NSF Improving the Undergraduate Learning and Teaching
Project Name: Experience Through Innovative Course Clustering Improving Undergraduate STEM Education
PI: Robert Aslanian
Co-PI: Meriem Bendaoud, Allison Fitzgerald, Terry Kamps
Period of Funding: 9/1/2016 - 8/31/2020
Total Funding: $298,798
Sponsor: National Science Foundation (NSF)

Program: Hispanic-Serving Institutions—Science, Technology, Engineering, or Mathematics (HSI-STEM) and Articulation (Title III Part F)
Project Name: Project STEM
PI: John Grew
Co-PIs: Alberto Pinkas, Laura Zeiger
Period of Funding: 10/1/2016 - 9/3/2021
Total Funding: $5,738,152
Sponsor: U.S. Department of Education

Program: Behavioral Health Workforce Education and Training (BHWET)
Project Name: Helping to Alleviate the Nursing Diversity Shortage in Our Nation (HANDS ON)
PI: Vaibhavee Agaskar
Period of Funding: 9/30/2017 - 8/31/2021
Total Funding: $1,613,131
Sponsor: Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA)

Program: Developing Hispanic-Serving Institutions (Title V Part A)
Project Name: On Pace for STEM Success
PI: John Grew
Co-PI: Reed Carroll
Period of Funding: 10/1/2020 - 9/30/2025
Total Funding: $598,996
Sponsor: U.S. Department of Education

Program: EOF Article III-Summer
Project Name: N.J. Educational Opportunity Fund Article III-Summer
PI: Sabrina Magluilo
Period of Funding: 6/30/2019 - 6/30/2020
Total Funding: $415,313
Sponsor: N.J. Office of the Secretary of Higher Education (OSHE)

Program: EOF Article IV-Summer
Project Name: N.J. Educational Opportunity Fund Article IV-Summer
PI: Sabrina Magluilo
Period of Funding: 7/1/2020 - 8/31/2020
Total Funding: $17,234
Sponsor: N.J. Office of the Secretary of Higher Education (OSHE)

Program: EOF Article IV
Project Name: N.J. Educational Opportunity Fund
PI: Sabrina Magluilo
Period of Funding: 7/1/2020 - 6/30/2021
Total Funding: $506,091
Sponsor: N.J. Office of the Secretary of Higher Education (OSHE)

Program: TRiO Student Support Services
Project Name: TRiO Learning Community
PI: Maria Rolon
Period of Funding: 9/1/2020 - 8/31/2026
Total Funding: $1,675,550
Sponsor: U.S. Department of Education

Program: Child Care Access Means Parents in School (CCAMPIS)
Project Name: Assisting Student-Parents in Reaching Excellence (Project ASPIRE)
PI: Ana Aponte
Period of Funding: 10/1/2020 - 9/30/2024
Total Funding: $86,329
Sponsor:  U.S. Department of Education

Program: New Jersey Youth Corps
Project Name: New Jersey Youth Corps-Jersey City
PI: Nikketta Pressley-Walsh
Period of Funding:  7/1/2018 - 6/30/2020
Total Funding: $545,000
Sponsor: New Jersey Department of Labor & Workforce Development

Program: Gaining Early Awareness & Readiness for Undergraduate Programs (GEAR UP) 
Project Name: Gear Up
PI: Nelson Rodriguez
Period of Funding: 9/01/2019 - 9/31/2023
Total Funding: $1,328,400
Sponsor: New Jersey Department of Labor & Workforce Development

Program: New Jersey Youth Corps—Recognizing Individual Struggles & Experiences (NJYC-RISE) 
Project Name: New Jersey Youth Corps-Jersey City
PI: Nikketta Pressley-Walsh
Period of Funding: 6/1/2019 - 6/30/2020
Total Funding: $54,545
Sponsor: New Jersey Department of Labor & Workforce Development

Program: College Bound
Project Name: College Bound GEAR UP

PI: Nelson Rodriguez
Period of Funding: 9/1/2019 - 9/31/2023
Total Funding: $1,080,000
Sponsor: N.J. Office of the Secretary of Higher Education (OSHE)

Program: Frontier Set Grant
Project Name: Frontier Set
PI: Nurdan Aydin
Co-PI: Beimnet Teclezghi
Period of Funding: 1/1/2019 - 12/31/2022
Total Funding: $640,000
Sponsor: American Association of State Colleges & Universities and Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

Program: Good Practices of Smart Ports
Project Name: A Survey of Leading Smart Port in Los Angeles/Long Beach
PI: Eun Sue Lee
Period of Funding: 1/7/2019 - 12/31/2019
Total Funding: $10,000
Sponsor: Korea Maritime Institute

Project Name: Jersey City Youth Planning Task Force
PI: Aaron Ho
Period of Funding: 10/1/2018 - 9/30/2019
Total Funding: $25,000
Sponsor: New Jersey Department of Law & Public Safety

Program: City of Jersey City Disparity Study
Project Name: Purchasing Disparity Study Proposal Response & Project Plan for Jersey City
PI: Amit Mokashi
Period of Funding: 4/1/2019 - 12/31/2019
Total Funding: $20,000
Sponsor: Office of Diversity & Inclusion, City of Jersey City 
Partner: Rutgers

Project Name: Implementation of Math & English Pathways
PI: Nurdan Aydin
Co-PI: Beimnet Teclezghi
Period of Funding: 6/11/2021 - 4/30/2021
Total Funding: $25,000
Sponsor: American Association of State Colleges & Universities

Program: Intelligence Community Centers for Academic Excellence (IC CAE)
Project Name: Cybersecurity Education Diversity Initiative Coalition (CEDI)
PI: Kutub Thakur
Co-PI: Abdullah Al-Hayajneh
Period of Funding: 9/8/2020 - 9/30/2022
Total Funding: $177,416
Sponsor: National Security Agency (NSA)
Partner: Fordham