National Science Foundation grant will aid EWU STEM students
Attending college can be a big challenge in the first place. But add to that over 40 percent of students at Eastern Washington University are first generation attendees, plus the need for many to work while in school and the outcome can be further daunting.
Now, with the help of a $600,000 National Science Foundation grant, students pursuing degrees in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) will have an opportunity to improve their end result — that being better grades and better jobs prospects — with the assistance of paid tuition and professional development.
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