Grants and Gifts

Higher Education Grants of Interest to African Americans

Higher Education Grants of Interest to African Americans

Here 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.

Miami Heat's Dwayne Wade Funds Literacy Program at Marquette University

Miami Heat’s Dwayne Wade Funds Literacy Program at Marquette University

Dwayne Wade, who played his college basketball at Marquette, has pledged to donate $195,000 over three years through his Wade’s World Foundation to support a program to reduce the racial literacy gap among inner-city children.

Study to Determine Best Practices to Combat Illiteracy in Rwanda

Study to Determine Best Practices to Combat Illiteracy in Rwanda

The Stanford University researchers have finished the first phase of what is a planned five-year project. Over the next few years, the research will assess interventions aimed at improving literacy to determine what is most effective.

Higher Education Grants of Interest to African Americans

Higher Education Grants of Interest to African Americans

Here 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.

Higher Education Grants of Interest to African Americans

Higher Education Grants of Interest to African Americans

Here 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.

Higher Education Grants of Interest to African Americans

Higher Education Grants of Interest to African Americans

Here 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.

University Program Aims to Increase the Number of Minority Graduate Students in Neuroscience

University Program Aims to Increase the Number of Minority Graduate Students in Neuroscience

The Neuroscience Roadmap Scholars Program at the University of Alabama Birmingham will provide support, direction, and mentoring for up to six students from underrepresented groups each year.

Higher Education Grants of Interest to African Americans

Higher Education Grants of Interest to African Americans

Here 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.

Higher Education Grants of Interest to African Americans

Higher Education Grants of Interest to African Americans

Here 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.

Higher Education Grants of Interest to African Americans

Higher Education Grants of Interest to African Americans

Here 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.

National Institutes of Health Funds Major New Diversity Effort in Biomedical Research

National Institutes of Health Funds Major New Diversity Effort in Biomedical Research

The 12 universities awarded grants will develop approaches to training and mentoring to encourage students from underrepresented groups to enter into and stay in research careers.

Higher Education Grants of Interest to African Americans

Higher Education Grants of Interest to African Americans

Here 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.

Three HBCUs Receive Research Grants From the Department of Energy

Three HBCUs Receive Research Grants From the Department of Energy

The U.S. Department of Energy has issued grants to three historically Black universities under its Support for Advanced Fossil Resource Utilization Research program. The three grantees are Delaware State, Clark Atlanta, and Prairie View A&M.

Washington University Study to Examine Racial Segregation in St. Louis

Washington University Study to Examine Racial Segregation in St. Louis

The project, entitled “The Divided City: An Urban Humanities Initiative,” is funded in part by a $650,000 grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.

Higher Education Grants of Interest to African Americans

Higher Education Grants of Interest to African Americans

Here 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.

Higher Education Grants of Interest to African Americans

Higher Education Grants of Interest to African Americans

Here 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.

CUNY Initiative Seeks to Increase the Number of Blacks in Journalism

CUNY Initiative Seeks to Increase the Number of Blacks in Journalism

The new initiative will include five, full-tuition scholarships to the Graduate School of Journalism and a summer internship program in New York for 20 undergraduates from minority-serving institutions.

Hampton University Is the Only HBCU to Receive a First in the World Grant

Hampton University Is the Only HBCU to Receive a First in the World Grant

Hampton University in Virginia received $3.5 million to redesign many of its courses to use more project-based learning and technology tools. The university estimates that 1,000 students will benefit from the grant program over the next four years.

Higher Education Grants of Interest to African Americans

Higher Education Grants of Interest to African Americans

Here 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.

Higher Education Grants of Interest to African Americans

Higher Education Grants of Interest to African Americans

Here 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.

 Higher Education Grants of Interest to African Americans

Higher Education Grants of Interest to African Americans

Here 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.

Higher Education Grants of Interest to African Americans

Higher Education Grants of Interest to African Americans

Here 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.

Higher Education Grants of Interest to African Americans

Higher Education Grants of Interest to African Americans

Here 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.

Cornell Black Alumni Association Starts Grant Program to Help Aspiring Authors

Cornell Black Alumni Association Starts Grant Program to Help Aspiring Authors

The first beneficiary of the grant program is Dionne M. Benjamin, a member of the class of 2000. She received a grant that helped her offset the cost of an illustrator for the first of her series of children’s books.

Higher Education Grants of Interest to African Americans

Higher Education Grants of Interest to African Americans

Here 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.

Higher Education Grants of Interest to African Americans

Higher Education Grants of Interest to African Americans

Here 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.

Higher Education Grants of Interest to African Americans

Higher Education Grants of Interest to African Americans

Here 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.

Black Undergraduates at Two HBCUs Participate in Prostate Cancer Research

Black Undergraduates at Two HBCUs Participate in Prostate Cancer Research

Students from two historically Black educational institutions in Mississippi – Jackson State University and Tougaloo College – participated in a 10-week program this summer involving prostate cancer research at the University of Mississippi Medical Center.

Higher Education Grants of Interest to African Americans

Higher Education Grants of Interest to African Americans

Here 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.

Higher Education Grants of Interest to African Americans

Higher Education Grants of Interest to African Americans

Here 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.

Higher Education Grants of Interest to African Americans

Higher Education Grants of Interest to African Americans

Here 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.

University of Cincinnati to Study Effects of Lead Exposure on African American Women

University of Cincinnati to Study Effects of Lead Exposure on African American Women

The study is part of the long-term Cincinnati Lead Study that has followed 376 people who were born in high-risk areas of Cincinnati between 1979 and 1984.

Higher Education Grants of Interest to African Americans

Higher Education Grants of Interest to African Americans

Here 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.

Higher Education Grants of Interest to African Americans

Higher Education Grants of Interest to African Americans

Here 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.

Higher Education Grants of Interest to African Americans

Higher Education Grants of Interest to African Americans

Here 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.

New Scholarship Program for Minority Students at Youngstown State University

New Scholarship Program for Minority Students at Youngstown State University

Dr. Joan J. Boyd, professor emerita at Youngstown State University in Ohio, and her husband have established a scholarship fund at the university for underrepresented minority students interested in pursuing a career in health, medicine, or clinical laboratory science.