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Jacksonville, Alabama

NSF Awards JSU $400,000

JACKSONVILLE -- Sept. 28, 2001 -- The National Science Foundation (NSF) awarded a $400,000 scholarship grant to Jacksonville State University for the support of the Enhanced Mathematics, Computer and Engineering Technology Scholarship (EMCETS) project.

The project involves selecting, supporting and mentoring 29 academically talented, low-income students majoring in mathematics, computer science or eligible fields of engineering technology.

Principal investigators of the project are Dr. Guillermo A. Francia III, Dr. Fred Kelley, Mr. Terry Marbut, Dr. Rebecca Turner, and Ms. Vivian Brown.

The project will begin in April, 2002 and will last four years.

Inquiries can be sent to Dr. Francia, overall project director, at gfrancia@jsu.edu.


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