Skip to Content - Skip to Navigation

Jenkins Receives Act 101 Funding

Melvin Jenkins

The School of Graduate Studies and Research is pleased to announce that Professor Melvin Jenkins, director of the Department of Developmental Studies, received external funding totaling over $160,000 from the Pennsylvania Higher Education Assistance Agency for two research projects he’s conducting as part of the Higher Education Equal Opportunity Program, or Act 101 Program.

Jenkins was awarded $102,480 for “Act 101-2011/2012 Indiana Campus” and received $59,590 “Act 101-2011/2012 Punxsutawney Campus.”

The Higher Education Equal Opportunity Program, established by Act 101 of the Pennsylvania legislature in 1971, provides support services to undergraduates whose economic, educational, and cutural backgrounds might limit their success in achieving their higher education goals. Find out more about the Act 101 Program.

Posted on 1/9/2012 1:54:17 PM

Recent News

    Subscribe to the IUP Research News Feed

    RSS Feed

    • School of Graduate Studies and Research
    • Assistant Dean for Research
      Stright Hall, Room 113
      210 South Tenth Street
      Indiana, PA 15705-1081
    • Phone: 724-357-7730
    • Fax: 724-357-2715
    • Office Hours
    • Monday through Friday
    • 8:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m.
    • 1:00 p.m.–4:30 p.m.