Historically Black Tuskegee University in Alabama has entered into an agreement with the Ministry for Higher Education, Science, and Technology of the Dominican Republic. Under the agreement, up to 25 students from the Dominican Republic will receive government-funded scholarships for graduate study at Tuskegee University. Most of the students will be enrolled in master’s and doctoral programs in natural sciences and engineering disciplines as well as agricultural and animal sciences.
Brian L. Johnson, president of Tuskegee University, stated that “we are very grateful for establishing this relationship. Increasing our international student enrollment is a strategic direction designed to increase university enrollment as well as for exporting Tuskegee University education globally.”