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HT Receives $15,000 Grant from the Welch Foundation

(AUSTIN, Texas) 11.10.14 Huston-Tillotson University received a $15,000 grant from the Welch Foundation to support chemistry research and classroom applications.  The grant will enable chemistry faculty to complete research, advance instruction through practical applications beyond the classroom, and provide resources for advanced scientific equipment. 

Huston-Tillotson University offers a bachelor’s degree in chemistry and 19 other areas of study.

About the Welch Foundation

The Welch Foundation, based in Houston, Texas, is one of the United States’ oldest and largest private funding sources for basic chemical research.  Since its founding in 1954, the organization has contributed to the advancement of chemistry through research grants, departmental programs, endowed chairs, and other special projects at educational institutions in Texas. The Foundation hosts an annual chemical research conference in Houston that attracts hundreds of the leading chemists and sponsors the Welch Award in Chemistry.  The Foundation also bestows the Norman Hackerman Award in Chemical Research, an award that recognizes the work of scientists who are early in their careers and working in Texas.