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.

Texas Woman’s University has received a $599,863 grant from the National Science Foundation for a program to increase the number of women pursuing degrees in STEM fields. The Quantitative and Analytical Sciences for Academic Reinforcement and Success program will provide scholarships of from $5,000 to $10,000 for students majoring in STEM fields.

Temple University in Philadelphia received a $500,000 grant from the National Institutes of Health to conduct a study on the relationship between women’s experiences with violence and unintended pregnancies. The study will be under the direction of Deborah B. Nelson, an associate professor public health and director of the Maternal and Child Health Wellness Lab at Temple University. Professor Nelson is a graduate of the State University of New at Plattsburgh, where she majored in chemistry. She earned a Ph.D. in epidemiology from the University of Pittsburgh.

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