Spelman College received $10,000 toward student scholarships from the Georgia Space Grant Consortium (GSGC). Under the direction of Dr. Leyte Winfield, Associate Professor of Organic Chemistry, Chair of Chemistry and Biochemistry and Interim Associate Provost of Research, the goal of this award entitled, LINCS Scholarships, is to promote the retention and professional development of two students majoring in physical science or mathematics who are currently engaged in research relevant to the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA). Students will be selected from a pool of those currently engaged in the LINCS (Living and Learning in an Interdisciplinary Networked Community of STEM Scholars). Scholars engaged in this program represent high achieving STEM majors who have an expressed interest in pursuing a STEM PhD or MD/PhD degree.
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