Spelman College Junior is Among Four Students Awarded First Beyoncé Formation Scholarship
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Spelman College Junior is Among Four Students Awarded First Beyoncé Formation Scholarship

June (2017) —  In recognition of the one-year anniversary of Beyoncé Knowles-Carter’s critically-acclaimed, award-winning visual album, “Lemonade,” Bria Paige, C’2019, a Spelman College English major, has been named a 2017-2018 Formation Scholar. Formation Scholars is a new national award funded by Parkwood Entertainment. The scholarship is based on merit and community service and supports the undergraduate … Continue reading

KSU awarded $147,469 grant to partner with Kentucky high schools on agriculture and STEM education
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KSU awarded $147,469 grant to partner with Kentucky high schools on agriculture and STEM education

June (2017)— Kentucky State University (KSU) will establish a strong agriculture-STEM education and outreach model to collaborate and build a pipeline with K-12 school students across the state thanks to a capacity building grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture National Institute of Food and Agriculture (USDA-NIFA). The grant, totaling $147,469 over three years, allows … Continue reading

School of Public Health receives $50,000 grant from the Women’s Foundation of Mississippi
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School of Public Health receives $50,000 grant from the Women’s Foundation of Mississippi

June (2017)—- Jackson State University’s School of Public Health will receive a $50,000 grant for their “Determinants of Pregnancy Prevention among Older African American Teens at HBCUs” program from the Women’s Foundation of Mississippi (WFM). “We know that when women thrive, so does our state,” said Tracy DeVries, WFM executive director.” That’s why we award … Continue reading

$41,000 grant will create Afro-Cuban study abroad program
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$41,000 grant will create Afro-Cuban study abroad program

June (2017) — Afro-Cuban study-abroad program will enhance liberal learning and high-impact practices central to WSSU’s Strategic Plan. Winston-Salem State University (WSSU) has been awarded a $41,000 grant from the U.S. Department of State and Partners of the Americas to develop a study abroad program focusing on the African presence in Cuba. “This capacity building grant … Continue reading

Fayetteville State University’s Department of Math and Computer Science Receives $2 Million National Science Foundation Grant
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Fayetteville State University’s Department of Math and Computer Science Receives $2 Million National Science Foundation Grant

June (2017)—Fayetteville State University’s (FSU) Mathematics and Computer Science Department was notified by the National Science Foundation (NSF) of a grant award totaling $2 million for the “Implementation Project: Strengthening Student Success in STEM (S^4).” The project proposal was led and will be implemented by Dr. Daniel I. Okunbor, project investigator, along with Drs. Dong Wang, … Continue reading

KSU’s Upward Bound receives $1.28 million for the next five years
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KSU’s Upward Bound receives $1.28 million for the next five years

June (2017) —- The Office of Educational Support is excited to announce that the Kentucky State University (KSU) Upward Bound Program is being funded for the next five years.  The program was awarded $1.28 million to serve academically at-risk, first-generation and/or low-income students at the three Frankfort high schools until 2022. The federal award slate … Continue reading