Grants for Universities and Other Higher Education Institutions

Grants for Universities and Other Higher Education Institutions

The Charles Koch Foundation supports students and faculty members at more than 300 colleges and universities across the country. Our grants fund a variety of undergraduate programs, graduate fellowships, academic research, and university centers, with one important goal: To encourage scholarship that addresses challenges preventing all people from living successful and fulfilling lives.

Supporting Scholars and Students at More Than 300 Colleges and Universities

About Our Programs

The Foundation supports educational initiatives that help people realize their potential.

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Colleges and Universities

Our grants to colleges and universities support faculty members who lead a variety of programs that engage students with the ideas that contribute to a society of mutual benefit. The university centers we fund enable professors to pursue their research while providing resources to their students.

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We support undergraduate programs that encourage students to engage with the ideas that support societies of equal rights and mutual benefit. Our grantees develop programs to guide and mentor students who are interested in exploring how to help people improve their lives.

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Our resources inspire students to develop the critical thinking skills they need to succeed in a dynamic world and explore how to help people improve their lives. Outside of the classroom, we connect students to meaningful professional opportunities.

Additional information about some of these opportunities is available here:

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