Grants & Awards
Howard University College of Medicine (D.C.), Meharry Medical College (Tenn.), Morehouse School of Medicine (Ga.) and the Charles R. Drew University of Science and Medicine (Calif.) will each receive a grant of $25,000 from Novo Nordisk, a world leader in diabetes care. The $100,000 scholarship fund was established to support diversity within the medical profession and to encourage leadership in improving overall healthcare and diabetes care among minority populations and in underserved communities.
New York University School of Medicine has received a $5 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to establish the nation’s first Center for the Study of Asian American Health.
Norfolk State University’s SkillTek program (Va.) received a $250,000 grant from the civil rights division of the Virginia Department of Transportation to develop a construction curriculum module.
Rochester Institute of Technology’s National Technical Institute for the Deaf has received $500,000 from the New York State Education Department. The money will be used to continue professional development training for sign language interpreters who work in elementary and secondary schools across the state.
The University of Notre Dame (Ind.) and the University of San Diego (Calif.) each received $50 million from the estate of Joan B. Kroc, the widow of the founder of the McDonald’s fast-food chain. The Joan B. Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies will be established at Notre Dame, and the Joan B. Kroc School of Peace Studies will be established at the Joan B. Kroc Institute for Peace and Justice at the University of San Diego.
The University of Rhode Island received a five-year, $3.5 million grant from the National Science Foundation. The grant will be used to expand the number of tenured female scientists, provide career opportunities for women on the faculty and improve their social support networks.Send grants submissions to:
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