Alabama A&M, Alabama State receiving federal STEM grants


Two Alabama universities are among the minority schools receiving federal money to enhance education in science, technology, engineering and mathematics.

The U.S. Education Department says A&M; will receive nearly $119,000 through the Minority Science and Engineering Improvement Program. Alabama State will receive nearly $250,000 through the program.

Federal officials announced the funding on Monday.

The grants are three-year awards that help fund projects including tutoring, faculty training, lab and classroom renovation and curriculum development.

In all, 13 colleges and universities nationwide will receive more than $3 million in grants.

Republished with permission of the Associated Press.


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