Higher Education Grants of Interest to African Americans

money-bag-2Here is this week’s news of grants to historically Black colleges and universities or for programs of particular interest to African Americans in higher education.

Kansas State University received a five-year, $2.5 million grant from the National Science Foundation to promote minority students in STEM fields through its Louis Stokes Alliances for Minority Participation program. Kansas State will partner with Dodge City Community College, Garden City Community College, Donnelly College, and Seward County Community College to promote transitions to four-year bachelor’s degree programs in STEM fields at Kansas State.

Southern University, a historically Black educational institution in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, received a grant from Texas Instruments Inc. The funds will be used for scholarships for electrical engineering students and to support the analog test-engineering laboratory at the university.

Historically Black Howard University in Washington, D.C., received a grant from the National Science Foundation to fund a five-day research symposium this June. The symposium is entitled, “Mathematical Foundations of Transformation Optics.”

Related Articles

Leave a Reply

Get the JBHE Weekly Bulletin

Receive our weekly email newsletter delivered to your inbox

Latest News

Alcorn State University Announces Unique STEM-Focused MBA Degree Program

The new STEM-MBA program at Alcorn State, the first of its kind in the state of Mississippi, will prepare students to become business leaders in STEM industries through courses on foundational STEM and business concepts, as well as data analysis and strategic decision-making.

Five Black Women Who Have Been Appointed to Dean Positions at Universities Across the United States

Here is this week’s roundup of African Americans who have been appointed to dean positions at universities throughout the United States. If you have news for our appointments section, please email the information to contact@jbhe.com.

PNC Partners With Howard University to Empower Black Entrepreneurship

The Howard University and PNC National Center for Entrepreneurship aims to support and educate Black entrepreneurs from across the country. The collaborative initiative includes three other HBCU partners: Morgan State University, Clark Atlanta University, and Texas Southern University.

Saida Grundy Wins Race, Gender, and Class Book Award From the American Sociology Association

Dr. Grundy's book, Respectable: Politics and Paradox in Making the Morehouse Man, explores the culture and experiences of graduates from Morehouse College in Atlanta, the country's only historically Black college for men.

Featured Jobs