Grants

Huston-Tillotson University, the historically black educational institution in Austin, Texas, received a $100,000 grant from the Wachovia Foundation to support the university’s Business Resource and Training Center.

The Law School Admission Council has awarded a $540,000 grant to the Educational Diversity Project to study whether racial diversity in U.S. law schools produces benefits to society. Scholars at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, the University of North Carolina at Greensboro, and the University of California at Los Angeles will participate in the research.

Florida International University’s Center for Diversity in Engineering received a $50,000 grant from the AT&T Foundation for a program to increase the number of black and other minority students in the field of engineering. The university will use the grant to fund an after-school science academy for middle school students in Homestead, Florida.