Rose State College awarded more than $1.3 million in grants to help students Published August 18, 2020

Rose State College awarded more than $1.3 million in grants to help studentsRose State recently received three separate grants that will assist students in a variety of ways. A grant from the U.S. Department of Education, through TRIO Student Support Services, was awarded for $1.3 million for a 5 year period. These funds provide institutions of higher ed opportunities for academic development, assist students with basic college requirements, and to motivate students toward the successful completion of their postsecondary education.

June 4, 2020 Rose State was awarded $5,000 from Communities Foundation of Oklahoma toward the Colleges support of the Women’s Foundation of Oklahoma. The Women’s Foundation is committed to providing ongoing support to low-income single mothers working to complete their post-secondary education at Oklahoma colleges and universities.

On July 22,the Oklahoma Aeronautics Commission awarded Rose State an Aviation and Aerospace grant for $13,500 for the current fiscal year. The funding is a vital resource to educators for STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) instruction concentrating on aerospace and aviation. The program, which has been awarding aviation education grants for over 30 years, is part of the OAC mission to encourage and promote aviation throughout the state of Oklahoma.

“We’re so proud to receive these grants that are very important sources of funding helping us enhance students experience at Rose State and also providing access to higher education to those in need,” said Jeanie Webb, President, Rose State College.