New Grants or Gifts Relating to Women in Higher Education

Here is this week’s news of grants and gifts that may be of particular interest to women in higher education.

Bennett College for Women, a historically Black educational institution in Greensboro, North Carolina, received a $50,000 grant from Well Fargo & Company to support student scholarship programs.

Georgetown University in Washington, D.C., received a five-year $6.1 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to establish the Center for Excellence for Health Disparities in Our Nation’s Capital. One of the center’s first research projects will examine racial disparities in breast cancer.

Lucille Adams-Campbell, one of three women who are the principal investigators on the project, will lead the research on breast cancer. She is the associate director of Minority Health and Health Disparities Research at the Georgetown Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center.

The Morehouse School of Medicine in Atlanta, received a $70,000 grant from the National Library of Medicine for a program to disseminate quality healthcare information to minority women.

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