Grants or Gifts Relating to Women in Higher Education

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

Emory University in Atlanta received a $126,976 grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission to process the university’s archival collections of papers of nine African American women writers. The project is entitled, “Revealing Her Story: Documenting African American Women Intellectuals.”

The University of Maine received a $735,000 award from the National Science Foundation for programs to increase interest in STEM fields among women and minority students. The grant will fund a research project that will involve about 180 high school students and 45 teachers who will monitor and map water quality throughout the state with a special emphasis on stormwater management.

The U.S. Department of Education has awarded grants to 58 colleges and universities across the United States to help them provide childcare services  on campus for students and faculty. The grant totals nearly $9.2 million. The largest grants of more than $300,000 went to the University of Southern California at San Bernardino, St. Louis Community College, Monroe Community College in Rochester, New York, Borough of Manhattan Community College, the University of Texas/Pan American in Edinburg, and Utah State University. The smallest grant of $20,064 went to Rich Mountain Community College in Mena, Arkansas.


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