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.

Brown University in Providence, Rhode Island, received a five-year, $3.5 million federal grant to develop data-driven techniques to improve the effectiveness of monitoring treatment and to maximize the benefits associated with using expensive diagnostic procedures in the treatment of HIV/AIDS patients in Kenya.

The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation has awarded the Claremont Colleges in California a $1 million grant to support programs to increase the diversity of the faculties of the five colleges in the group. The Claremont Colleges include, Scripps College, Harvey Mudd College, Pomona College, Claremont McKenna College, and Pitzer College.


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