Center for African Studies Secures Second Cycle of Grant Funding from U.S. Department of Education


WASHINGTON (September 17, 2018) – The Howard University Center for African Studies (CAS) recently received its second consecutive 4-year (2018-2022)grant from the U.S. Department of Education to strengthen the capacity and performance of students in world languages and international studies. The, $2,054,000 grant is funded through the Title VI National Resource Centers (NRC) and Foreign Language and Area Studies Fellowship (FLAS) programs. The grant establishes Howard University as one of 10 domestic universities and the only HBCU designated by the US Department of Education as a comprehensive National Resource Center for African Studies. 

“We are quite excited to be an important part of this group of prestigious universities,” says Mbye Cham, Director of the Center for African…

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