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Spelman Gets $1M To Increase Black Female Engineers

Spelman is already one of the leading producers of Black females who go on to earn their doctorates in science and engineering, reports the Atlanta Journal Constitution. Now the all-female HBCU might be the leading producer of Black female engineers thanks to a $1 million grant from oil conglomerate ExxonMobil to go towards the college's technology-related programs. Six students majoring in science or math-related areas will be chosen annually as ExxonMobil scholars and given mentorship, research training and access to science labs at Spelman and Georgia Tech. Go Jaguars! Read More: