What would your HBCU do with 1.5 million dollars? One lucky HBCU is on track to find out thanks to a huge grant from the organization Base 11. The funds will be used to develop a rocketry lab program and to further STEM research.
According to the Birmingham Times, several Historically Black Colleges and Universities will be considered. The competition begins in august. The non-profit hopes the rocketry program will help diversify the aerospace industry and close the racial gap in stem.