Restricted Research - Award List, Note/Discussion Page

Fiscal Year: 2013

429  The University of Texas-Pan American  (19980)

Principal Investigator: Trant, John

Total Amount of Contract, Award, or Gift (Annual before 2011): $ 1,200,000

Exceeds $250,000 (Is it flagged?): Yes

Start and End Dates: 9/1/12 <> 8/31/16

Restricted Research: YES

Academic Discipline: Mathematics

Department, Center, School, or Institute: Dean

Title of Contract, Award, or Gift: FY12 HHMI Undergraduate Science Education Grant Program

Name of Granting or Contracting Agency/Entity: Howard Hughes Medical Institute

Program Title: none


The overarching goal of the UTPA HHMI program is to increase the number of Hispanics who pursue a graduate education in Science research subsequently increasing the number of highly educated underrepresented individuals in the scientific work force. The strategy is to cultivate the interests of secondary school students so that they will pursue a STEM education at UTPA and then provide a comprehensive and interdisciplinary training program to a cohort of promising students so that they will become tomorrow’s educators, creators of knowledge, and champions of innovation

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