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.

Historically Black Tennessee State University in Nashville received several grants totaling $2.6 million from the U.S. Department of Agriculture. The grant money will be used to build laboratories for newly hired faculty members and for several research projects on subjects including childhood obesity, water quality, food safety, and global climate change.

The University of Notre Dame in Indiana received a $100,000 grant from the U.S. State Department for a program that will train young African leaders in entrepreneurship. This summer 25 students from Africa will spend six weeks on the Notre Dame campus for training in business and entrepreneurship.

Florida A&M University, the historically Black educational institution in Tallahassee, received an in-kind software grant from Siemens PLM Software. The software has a commercial value of $85 million. The software includes digital lifecycle product management programs, digital manufacturing applications, and software for computer-aided design, manufacturing, and engineering.

Historically Black Florida Memorial University in Miami Gardens received a $90,000 grant from AT&T to support its Black Male College Explorers Program. The initiative is a mentoring program for at-risk Black males in Miami’s middle and high schools.

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