Thirty Black Colleges and Universities Receive Career Pathways Grants

UNCF_Launch_forweb18The United Negro College Fund announced grants totalling $2.55 million to 30 historically Black colleges and universities or predominately Black educational institutions. UNCF Career Pathways is a competitive grant initiative for programs at Black colleges and universities that aim to give students the “knowledge, preparation, insight, and skills needed for meaningful employment upon graduation.”

The program is funded by a grant from the Lilly Foundation.

College and universities receiving grants are listed below.

  • Clark Atlanta University: $150,000
  • Fayetteville State University: $150,000
  • Jackson State University: $150,000
  • Morgan State University: $150,000
  • Norfolk State University: $150,000
  • Tennessee State University: $150,000
  • Benedict College: $100,000;
  • Claflin University: $100,000
  • Florida Memorial University: $100,000
  • Lincoln University (Missouri): $100,000
  • Morehouse College: $100,000
  • Oakwood University: $100,000
  • Spelman College: $100,000
  • Xavier University of Louisiana: $100,000
  • University of West Alabama: $100,000
  • Bennett College: $50,000
  • Dillard University: $50,000
  • Edward Waters College: $50,000
  • Fisk University: $50,000
  • Huston-Tillotson University: $50,000
  • Jarvis Christian College: $50,000
  • LeMoyne-Owen College: $50,000
  • Philander Smith College: $50,000
  • Rust College: $50,000
  • Saint Augustine’s University: $50,000
  • Talladega College: $50,000
  • Tougaloo College: $50,000
  • Voorhees College: $50,000
  • Wilberforce University: $50,000
  • Wiley College: $50,000

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  1. Hello, My name is Andrea Hammond and I aspire to attend Xavier university of Louisiana this up coming fall. I will be an incoming freshman if I am able to attend. Due to financial reasons this dream is still in the air at this point. I read the article on the grants going to the HBCU’s and was wondering how could a student receive such funding from the actual school itself or of any other ways like maybe a sponsor? I would really appreciate the information.

    Thank you.

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