Hendrix Nabs $1.1 Million Grant

Tuesday, September 18, 2012

Hendrix College was recently awarded a $1,118,063 grant from the National Science Foundation, according to a news release.

The grant will support a five-year education research project to recruit and prepare 19 outstanding science, technology, engineering and mathematics majors to teach in secondary high-need schools for grades seven through 12 in the Arkansas Delta. The grant also supports them during their first two years of teaching in the Delta.

Two major initiatives of the program are the N-STEAD Scholars program and the N-STEAD Internship.

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