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“Louisiana’s future depends on the next generation of problem solvers, and this funding will help support important research and education projects to give our students the resources to succeed.”

WASHINGTON – Sen. John Kennedy (R-La.), a member of the Senate Appropriations Committee, announced $4,076,892 in grant funding to help support education and research projects around Louisiana.

“Louisiana’s future depends on the next generation of problem solvers, and this funding will help support important research and education projects to give our students the resources to succeed,” said Kennedy.

Projects supported by this funding include:

  • $2,715,141 from the Department of Health and Human Services to help support the Head Start program through the Iberville Parish School Board.

  • $1,361,751 from the National Science Foundation to support the purchase of a nuclear magnetic resonance spectrometer to help train Louisiana State University students in spectroscopy, chemical and structural biology, microbiology, plant biology and biomaterial research.