The Grants and Research Services Center (GRSC) provides support for grant and research projects, training projects, and service projects in the College of Education. The GRSC:

  • assists College of Education (COE) faculty, staff and students in identifying internal and external funding sources

  • provides information and workshops for COE faculty, staff, and students on grant-related topic

  • provides support services for the development, implementation, and utilization of research, training, and service projects in the college

The College of Education faculty are currently engaged in over 65 federal, state, and private funded projects. Since 2005, COE faculty have been awarded over $25,000,000 for research, professional development, specialized student and leadership training, center development, and assessment/evaluation projects. 

Funded Initiatives

For a complete list of externally-funded projects, please:

Grants News

Amira Nash teaching

U.S. Department of Education grant addresses teacher shortage, diversifies workforce

Thursday, February 15, 2024
The U.S. Department of Education has awarded the UI College of Education a $1.26 million grant for a program that will partner with Iowa school districts, community colleges, and community partners. The program will support 40 high quality elementary teachers through coursework and field experiences, resulting in a Bachelor of Arts, a teaching license, and a K12 ESL endorsement in Iowa.
University of Iowa campus in the fall

Counselor education faculty, students receive honors for research, teaching

Friday, November 10, 2023
The University of Iowa College of Education’s faculty and doctoral students have been honored for their work in counselor education by the North Central Association for Counselor Education and Supervision (NCACES).
Tevin Middleton poses in the Lindquist Center.

Doctoral student Tevin Middleton receives funds to research school mental health

Wednesday, September 13, 2023
Counselor Education and Supervision doctoral student Tevin Middleton is working to increase the number of minority students who pursue higher education and the counselor profession by addressing mental health services in schools.

Contact Us

Grants and Research Services Center

Hours: 7:30 - 4:30, M-F, and by appointment

N302 Lindquist Center
Phone: 319-335-6434
Fax: 319-335-6004


Elizabeth Constantine, PhD
N302 Lindquist Center

Assistant Director

Duhita Mahatmya
320D Lindquist Center

Research Support Manager

Teresa Garringer

Assistant Research Scientist

Qianyi Gao, PhD

Post Grant Award Specialist

Chris Grier