Clark Atlanta University Receives $250,000 Grant from Clare Boothe Luce Program to Advance STEM
ATLANTA, GA – December 5, 2018 – Clark Atlanta University is pleased to announce that it has been awarded a grant of $243,648 in support of four Clare Boothe Luce Undergraduate Scholarships in Cyber-Physical Systems and Mathematics, over a period of two years.
The Clare Boothe Luce Program awards support for women in the physical science and engineering fields in which women are the least well represented. The undergraduate scholarships will cover educational expenses for two female students per department, enabling those students to focus on their studies during the final two undergraduate years. Clark Atlanta University is one of few Historically Black Colleges and Universities to receive one of these prestigious grants.
This latest grant is in keeping with the vision of President Ronald A. Johnson to position CAU as one of the preeminent research institutions in the nation. Recently, CAU has been awarded over $7 million in multi-year awards for education, research
About Clare Luce Boothe Program
Since its first grants in
About Henry Luce Foundation
The Henry Luce Foundation was established in 1936 by Henry R. Luce, the co-founder
The Henry Luce Foundation seeks to bring important ideas to the center of American life, strengthen international understanding, and foster innovation and leadership in academic, policy, religious and art communities.
The Luce Foundation pursues its mission today through the following grant-making programs: American Art; Asia; Luce Scholars; Theology; Higher Education; the Henry R. Luce Initiative on Religion in International Affairs; Public Policy; and the Clare Boothe Luce Program for women in science, mathematics
About Clark Atlanta University
Established in 1988 by the consolidation of Atlanta University (1865) and Clark College (1869), Clark Atlanta University (CAU) is one of the Nation’s foremost research institutions, offering students from around the United States and several foreign countries the opportunity to engage in 38 exciting areas of study at bachelors, masters and doctoral levels. Located in the historic heart of Atlanta, one of the world's great international cities, CAU’s nearly 4,000 students enjoy access academic and co-curricular experiences, from forensic