NCCU Gains New Merit Scholarships for Top Students
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NCCU Gains New Merit Scholarships for Top Students

August (2017)—North Carolina Central University (NCCU) will award up to 20 full-ride scholarships to incoming freshmen beginning in fall 2018 through the new Cheatham-White Scholarship program. The merit scholarships are being funded with $3.2 million authorized by the North Carolina General Assembly to create four-year scholarships at NCCU and N.C. A&T State University. The awards … Continue reading

Alcorn awarded over $1M grant to strengthen student athlete development programs
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Alcorn awarded over $1M grant to strengthen student athlete development programs

August (2017)– Alcorn State University has been awarded over $1 million in funding from the Mississippi Department of Human Services (MDHS) for a one-year program to strengthen and enhance its student athlete support and development programs. The university will be provided with $1,036,000 in grant funding for its Strengthening Student Athletes and the Family Enhancement … Continue reading

FAMU Awarded $4.9M Grant to Promote Research Excellence in Novel Materials, Devices and Additive Manufacturing
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FAMU Awarded $4.9M Grant to Promote Research Excellence in Novel Materials, Devices and Additive Manufacturing

August (2017)— Professors at Florida A&M University (FAMU) and the FAMU-FSU College of Engineering have garnered a prestigious Centers of Research Excellence in Science and Technology (CREST) grant from the National Science Foundation. Funds will support the Center for Complex Materials Design for Multidimensional Additive Processing (also known as the CoManD Center). The $4.9 million grant will … Continue reading

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August (2017)— Tuskegee University has received a five-year, $2 million grant from the National Science Foundation to prepare undergraduate students for careers in materials science engineering. The grant — awarded by NSF’s Historically Black Colleges and Universities Undergraduate Program (HBCU-UP) — aims to bolster science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) programs at the HBCUs that … Continue reading

NCCU Surpasses $7.2 Million Mark with Giving Campaign
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NCCU Surpasses $7.2 Million Mark with Giving Campaign

August (2017)—-North Carolina Central University (NCCU) exceeded its $7.2 million goal for the 2016-17 annual giving campaign. NCCU completed the fundraising program with gifts and commitments totaling approximately $7,235,834. More than 7,000 contributed to the campaign, including 564 first-time donors to the university. The $7.23 million included a $1 million planned gift from the estate … Continue reading

$285,000 Grant to Focus on Collaborations and Prostate Cancer Research
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$285,000 Grant to Focus on Collaborations and Prostate Cancer Research

August (2017)— The U.S. Department of Defense has awarded a grant totaling $285,481 to help fund a collaborative initiative between Alabama State University and the University of North Texas Health Science Center (UNTHSC). The grant is titled “Diversifying Biomedical Researchers in Prostate Cancer through Academic Affiliations between UNTHSC and Alabama State University.” The principal investigator … Continue reading

Walmart Foundation Grants $500K to UNCF to Strengthen HBCUs
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Walmart Foundation Grants $500K to UNCF to Strengthen HBCUs

August (2017)— UNCF today announced a $500,000 grant from the Walmart Foundation that will provide funding and technical assistance to selected UNCF-member institutions. This grant will help these institutions with accreditation efforts and support a summer professional development conference geared toward institutional advancement. Over the last decade, the Walmart Foundation has granted more than $4 million … Continue reading