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.

Jackson State University in Mississippi received a grant from the Women’s Foundation of Mississippi for a project entitled “Determinants of Pregnancy Prevention Among Older African American Teens at HBCUs.” The grant will support research and provide funds for sex education programs and youth-friendly healthcare services.

St. Catherine University, a women’s college in St. Paul, Minnesota, received a $140,069 grant from the Great Lakes Higher Education Corporation to help fund the university’s Access and Success program. Snce 1993, the program has been providing emergency financial aid to parents of low-income students who need additional funds to ensure that their children can complete their college education.

Rutgers University in New Jersey received a $2 million grant from the U.S. Department of Justice to fund education and training programs relating to sexual assault and dating violence prevention. Programs will be funded on Rutgers campuses in New Brunswick, Camden, and Newark.

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