Grants & Awards
Colorado State University received $2.5 million from the National Science Foundation to administer a program designed to double the number of minority undergraduate students studying science, mathematics, engineering and technology.
Morgan State University (Md.) received a $100,000 grant from the Verizon Foundation to launch a program to assist information technology students.
Morris Brown College (Ga.) received a $750,000 grant from The Goizueta Foundation to fund three endowed scholarships in the college’s education department.
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (N.Y.) was selected by the National Science Foundation to receive $10 million to develop one of six Nanoscale Science and Engineering Centers.
The University of Maryland’s Academy of Leadership has received a $1.6 million grant from the W. K. Kellogg Foundation to build an association of more than 1,000 prominent Americans who have shared as Kellogg fellows.
Virginia Union University has been awarded $100,000 for scholarships from the William Randolph Hearst Foundations and $90,000 from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation for a universitywide technology plan.
The Xavier University of Louisiana Center for the Advancement of Teaching has received a two-year $350,000 grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.
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