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Prison Education Programs Await Pell Grant Approval Amid Slow Rollout

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Last summer, the Department of Education extended Pell Grant eligibility to incarcerated students. Pell Grants award students financial aid for college that they don't need to repay. In January, Cal Poly Humboldt's prison education program was the first in the country to be approved for Pell Grant funding.

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West Virginia Commits $51M in New Grants to Combat FAFSA Woes

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That includes over $51 million that will go directly to students through grants. West Virginia recently committed an extra $83 million to higher education, including over $51 million in new grants for students. West Virginia has reported one of the steepest downturns in FAFSA completions in the U.S. Republican Gov.

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$348K NSF Grant to Support Cybersecurity Program

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The National Science Foundation has awarded Franklin Cummings Tech a $348,000 grant to support our Cybersecurity program, funded through the Advanced Technological Education Program. The NSF grant supports hands-on cyber labs, career awareness and networking, and course development.

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Biden Administration Grants $93 Million to HBCUs, TCCUs, MSIs

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The Biden administration is awarding $93 million in grants to 20 institutions serving historically excluded students throughout the nation. Aside from improved research and development opportunities, the grants will also be used to help historically excluded students complete their programs, a press release stated.

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Democratic Lawmakers Push for Pell Grant Spending Increase

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The federal government may soon run out of funds for the Pell Grant program. Pell Grants help over 6 million low- and middle-income students afford college annually. Lawmakers want to ensure that there will be enough funds to award Pell Grants to all eligible students. Forty-one U.S. Forty-one U.S.

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New Equipment Purchased with Capital Skills Grant

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Franklin Cummings Tech is thankful to be the recipient of a Massachusetts Capital Skills Grant that will help grow our Construction Management and HVAC&R Technology programs by enhancing the college’s innovative and collaborative learning environment focused on training students in green/renewable energy to meet emerging workforce needs.

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College Receives NSF Grant to Redesign, Launch Project-Based Learning Curriculum

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Benjamin Franklin Cummings Institute of Technology today announced that it has received funds from the National Science Foundation (NSF) EPIIC grant to redesign and launch its project-based learning model across the college’s various educational programs.

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