VA-NC Alliance Gets $1M Grant to Increase Minority Students in STEM Ph.D. Programs

Fri, 06/22/2018 - 00:00 -- mes3xg


The University of Virginia and a group of partner institutions will take an important step toward promoting a more diverse STEM workforce and professoriate through more than $1 million in new funding from the National Science Foundation. The funding will support a “Bridge to the Doctorate” program for graduate students in STEM fields and extend the educational mission of the Virginia-North Carolina Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation, of which UVA is the lead institution. The overarching goal of the VA-NC Alliance is to increase the quantity and quality of underrepresented students in the academic pipeline who pursue undergraduate and graduate degrees in STEM, which refers to science, technology, engineering and mathematics fields. (READ MORE)

Source: UVA Today (Anne E. Bromley)