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.

Fisk University, the historically Black educational institution in Nashville, Tennessee, received a $5 million grant from the National Science Foundation to establish the Center for Biological Signatures and Sensing.

Historically Black Tuskegee University in Alabama received a $250,000 grant from the Chevron Corporation to establish the Chevron Additive Manufacturing Laboratory. A ribbon-cutting ceremony for the new 3-D printing laboratory was held recently on the university’s campus.

Six historically Black colleges and universities in Mississippi will receive a $250,000 grant from Nissan to support STEM programs in fuels innovation. Participating in the grant program are Alcorn State University, Coahoma Community College, Jackson State University, Mississippi Valley State University, Rust College, and Tougaloo College.

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