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.

Dr. Moultrie

Georgia State University and Spelman College in Atlanta are sharing a three-year, $250,000 grant from the Henry Luce Foundation to develop digital and physical archives to highlight Black women religious leaders’ contributions to religious communities and activism in the United States. Monique Moultrie, associate professor of religious studies at Georgia State University, and Rosetta Ross, professor of religious studies at Spelman College, are co-principal investigators on the grant project.

California State University, Fullerton received a $325,000 grant from the Bank of America to support the university’s Women in Computer Science and Engineering Program. The program provides a supportive environment for female engineering/computer science students to learn about on-campus programs, services, and assistance. Tutoring is available, interdisciplinary workshops are offered, and women students are invited to visit companies that hire engineering and computer scientists to learn more about emerging fields and career opportunities.

The Medical University of South Carolina received an $895,229 grant from the Duke Endowment for programs to support mental health for pregnant women and new mothers. The new program will provide pregnant women and new mothers with immediate access to mental health care. The program will connect women to a care coordinator who can assess their risk and, if needed, get them access to a psychiatrist within 30 minutes of the call.

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