ASU gets $419,000 science grant

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The National Science Foundation has granted Augusta State University with a $419,520 grant to fund a science research and scholarship program, university officials announced today.

The foundation will fund the Savannah River Scholars Program, a research and education program that will foster diversity in NSF programs, projects and activities, ASU spokeswoman Tunisia Williams said in a news release. The grant will fund the program, and provide scholarships to students majoring in science, technology, engineering and mathematics. The scholarships will average about $5,700 per year, and will be awarded to 16 students based on academics and financial need.


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