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Amy Dalrymple, Forum News Service, Published February 07 2011

NDSCS receives grant to recruit students in science, technology, engineering and math

FARGO – A new grant will help the North Dakota State College of Science recruit students to address a significant work force shortage in the state.

The college announced today it has received a $600,000 grant from the National Science Foundation to prepare more students for careers in science, technology, engineering and math.

The grant will allow the college to start a STEM Scholars program for aca-demically talented students who have a financial need.

With this grant, NDSCS has an opportunity to take a lead role in bridging the gap between STEM education and work force needs,” said NDSCS President John Richman.

For more on this story, read Tuesday’s Forum.