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Lilly Endowment Awards $100M Grant to United Negro College Fund

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has awarded a $100 million unrestricted grant to support the United Negro College Fund’s capital campaign. The grant is the largest unrestricted private grant UNCF has ever received, according to UNCF President and CEO Dr. Michael L. The Lilly Endowment Inc. United Negro College Fund Inc.

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AAUP Receives Mellon Grant for Academic Freedom Center

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Irene Mulvey The American Association of University Professors (AAUP) has received a grant of over $1.5 The organization announced receipt of the grant Feb. million from the Mellon Foundation to examine and confront the surge of political and ideological hostilities against higher education.

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$2.59M Grant Supports Nurse Training to Support Underserved Patients

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million grant through the Advanced Nursing Education Workforce Program of the Health Resources and Services Administration. “We Fairfield University's Marion Peckham Egan School of Nursing and Health Studies has received a $2.59 We are thrilled to be selected for this funding,” said Dr. Kathryn E. Dr. Kathryn E.

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Biden Administration Offers Support to Underfunded Land-Grant HBCUs

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The secretaries of education and agriculture sent a joint letter to the governors of 16 states Monday, urging them to make up for decades of underfunding of their land-grant HBCUs. The other two states with land-grant HBCUs that did not receive the letter—Delaware and Ohio—have funded them equitably. billion funding deficit since 1987.

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Ellucian Foundation to Award Grants to 25 Two-Year Colleges

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The Ellucian Foundation will award grants to 25 two-year colleges to help support students facing economic challenges. Ipsen The global 2023 Progress, Accomplishment, Thriving, Hope (PATH) Scholarship consists of $10,000-$25,000 grants to higher ed institutions to help students with expenses such as housing, tuition, and food.

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Education Department Announces Grants for Initiatives to Support Native Students

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Department of Education (ED) has announced more than $8 million in available grants to fund initiatives for Native students. million); and the State Tribal Education Partnership (STEP) grant program to strengthen Tribal self-determination and promote collaboration among tribal, state, and local agencies ($2.4

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Report: HBCU and Tribal Land-Grant Universities Significantly Underfunded

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Land-grant universities (LGUs) that are historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) and Tribal Colleges and Universities (TCUs) are significantly underfunded compared to predominantly white LGUs, according to a new report by the Center for American Progress (CAP). This match often comes from state appropriations.

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