Grants & Awards
The Central State University College of Education received $12,000 to establish a scholarship fund in honor of the late Donald W. Perry of Yellow Springs, Ohio.
Creighton University has received a three-year $575,624 grant from the Department of Health and Human Services, Health Resources and Service Administration to help alleviate the shortage of qualified advance practice nurses in rural and underserved areas.
Jackson State University (Miss.) has received a $979,318 federal grant for a research program that is designed to expand JSU’s research capabilities while encouraging minority students to pursue careers in biomedical science.
Lincoln University (Okla.) received an endowment gift of $20,000 from Dr. Clisson M. Woods, a 1964 Lincoln graduate, to benefit the university’s Langston Hughes Memorial Library.
North Carolina A&T State University received $1.22 million from the Office of Naval Research to develop alternative materials and manufacturing technology to be used in the construction of military ships.
North Carolina Central University was awarded $448,000 to help reduce the digital divide for Durham residents from the U.S. Department of Commerce National Telecommunications and Information Administration Technology Opportunities Program. The grant will be matched by $441,000 in cash and in kind services.
Virginia Union University has received a $3.3 million grant from the National Science Foundation to increase the number of African Americans, Hispanics and American Indians in technological education and enterprise.
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