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Mini-grants for higher education programs



Apply now for a mini-grant to:

  1. Build a foundation of knowledge among faculty in your education program to understand computer science and integrate computational thinking elements into the curriculum.
  2. Incorporate existing elements into your education courses 
  3. Incentivize education students to take a computer science methods class.


Questions to consider:

  1. What percentage of your education faculty will your proposal support?
  2. What percentage of your undergraduate education students will your proposal reach?
  3. How will the project you design create a lasting impact on the understanding of computational thinking and computer science among the student who graduate from your program?

Budget limit: $10,000


Necessary components:

Summary, goals, budget, and timeline.



Email MCCE at usmd dot edu to get an application form.

Dianne O'Grady-Cunniff, dogrady at usmd dot edu
Director, Maryland Center for Computing Education

Dr. Megean Garvin, mgarvin at usmd dot edu
Director of Research, Maryland Center for Computing Education

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3300 Metzerott Rd. Adelphi, MD 20783
MCCE received initial support from the National Science Foundation, (MSP)2 Grant No. 0831970.