MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — 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.