Eighteen HBCUs Get Grants From the Defense Department to Buy Research Equipment


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The U.S. Department of Defense has awarded $23.2 million to minority-serving institutions as part of the fiscal year 2019 Department of Defense Historically Black Colleges and Universities and Minority-Serving Institutions Research and Education Program. The awards range from $122,786 to $600,000 and support the acquisition of research equipment at HBCUs, minority-serving institutions and one tribal college. Eighteen HBCUs received a total of 24 grants under the program this year. The program enhances work in scientific and engineering disciplines critical to the national security functions of...