National Science Foundation award will assist selected fellows from underrepresented communities as they work toward their doctorates.

Florida International University has been awarded a $1.075 million grant to support minority STEM students through their graduate studies in an effort to encourage greater diversity in the fields of science and technology.

The award is from the National Science Foundation’s Louis Stokes Alliances for Minority Participation (LSAMP) program, which assists universities and colleges in developing highly competitive students from populations traditionally underrepresented in STEM disciplines: Blacks, Latinos, Native Americans and Native Pacific Islanders.

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