Category Archives : GRANTS


Nashville Recording Academy Helps TSU Students Pursue Music Education

Two music majors at Tennessee State University have received scholarship awards from The Recording Academy, helping them get one step closer to finishing their degrees. Seniors Brian Allen and Mike Williams, both from Nashville, received scholarships from the Nashville Chapter of The Recording Academy in the amount of $850 each…

Mike Williams

Dr. Kimberly L. Triplett

TSU Expert Receives TDOT Grant to Engage Public in Transportation Decision-Making

A Tennessee State University expert on transportation equity has received a grant worth more than $123,000 from the Tennessee Department of Transportation to conduct public involvement outreach efforts for the state. The goal is to identify innovative techniques that make it easier for citizens to participate in transportation decision-making…


TSU Research Team receives $2 million Air Force grant to study strategic initiatives

A team of researchers at Tennessee State University have received a multimillion dollar grant to study the development, discovery and integration of warfighting technologies to support air, space and cyberspace forces with the Department of Defense. The U. S. Air Force Research Laboratory awarded the College of Engineering a multiyear grant worth nearly $2 million to study…

Capt. Jason Simmons and Staff Sgt. Clinton Tips update anti-virus software for Air Force units to assist in the prevention of cyberspace hackers  at Barksdale Air Force Base, La. Tennessee State University was recently awarded a grant from the Air Force Research Laboratory to help the study adopting cloud-computing model for soldiers equipped with smartphones and how its effects on cybersecurity.  (U.S. Air Force photo/Tech. Sgt. Cecilio Ricardo)

USDA

USDA Awards TSU More Than $1.5 Million for Agricultural Research

The USDA recently selected six research projects from TSU’s College of Agriculture, Human and Natural Sciences for funding through the annual 1890 Capacity-Building program. A total of $1,534,150 will be awarded to investigative teams to support two- and three-year research projects that advance the body of knowledge in agricultural science, education and extension services…


TSU Receives $1.2 Million NSF Grant to Inspire Students to Teach Math, Science in Schools

Tennessee State University will now be doing its part to inspire students to teach in the fields of science, technology, engineering and mathematics, or STEM, when it was recently announced that the College of Agriculture, Human and Natural Sciences was awarded $1.2 million to support and prepare STEM majors to become K-12 teachers…

Dr. Elaine Martin, associate professor of Biology, College of Agriculture, Human and Natural Sciences. Martin and her team of professors and instructors won a $1.2 million National Science Foundation grant to encourage students to teach science and math to elementary, middle and high school students in high-need districts. (courtesy photo)