Chemical Engineering receives $599,766 NSF S-STEM grant to increase enrollment of women in Chemical Engineering.

This grant will be coordinated by Ludwig Nitsche, ChE Professor and his co-PIs Peter Nelson, Dean of the College, Gerald Smith, Director of Minority Affairs, Lewis Wedgewood, ChE Professor and Sohail Murad, ChE Department Head and Professor.

It is entitled,"Scholarship Program for Women in Chemical Engineering," and will provide $599,766 over four years. This scholarship program is designed to attract more women into chemical engineering, but will be open to all. It will provide scholarships averaging $4745 (the actual amounts will vary depending upon actual student financial need) to 110 student over 3 years. The first year of the four year grant will focus on recruiting activities for which NSF has provided $77,816 over four years.

Read more about the scholarships.

Grant information.

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