Education Grants

NITC partner campuses make funds available to attract students to transportation education opportunities at the K-12 and university level. These education grants will focus on creating opportunities for experiential learning, attracting and supporting undergraduate students, and K-12 STEM activities. consistent with transportation that can be tested and shared among NITC and other universities.

To ensure your projects fits the scope of the program, we encourage you to contact NITC's Tech Transfer and Workforce Development Manager, Lisa Patterson, or the Executive Committee Member who represents your campus to discuss your idea.


Faculty members and research faculty eligible to serve as Principle Investigators (PIs) at Portland State University, Oregon Institute of Technology, University of Arizona, University of Oregon, University of Texas at Arlington and University of Utah may submit proposals.

Important Dates

There are no specific application deadlines for this grant as funding is awarded on a rolling basis. 

Award Expectation

  • 1:1 match is required 
  • Bi-annual progress reports that highlight the accomplishments and impact of the project
  • A deliverable, such as a final report or comparable product, that summrizes finding and/or activites 
  • Other requirements as outlined in the PI Handbook and required by NITC's funder

Forms and Documents

Navigate to 'Application Forms' to download the following documents:

  • Education Proposal Form
  • Non-Research Budget Form

How to Apply

Submit completed proposal and budget forms by logging into: Select the "Education grant" grant cycle to submit your funding request.