MGCCC receives nearly $1.5 million grant from the National Science Foundation
Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College is the recipient of a nearly $1.5 million grant from the National Science Foundation.
In a press release, MGCCC announced the grant will provide 115 scholarships for science, technology, engineering, and mathematics majors.
In addition, the grant will provide the opportunity to increase STEM degree completion through co-curricular strategies such as cohorts and faculty mentoring combined, peer mentoring, summer bridge programs, co-curricular supports, and early alert systems.
The grant is for six years and supports the retention and graduation of high-achieving, low-income STEM students with demonstrated financial need.