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Micro-grants help at-risk students engage with the university and persist to graduation.

Incentivizing Student Success

The University of North Texas is incentivizing student success through innovative new micro-grants, made possible thanks to contributions from the Amon G. Carter Foundation and the Lupe Murchison Foundation.

The micro-grant program, a partnership with the RaiseMe corporation, allows eligible first-year...

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With new technology, High School Career Connect can help students in schools all over the state of Texas.

UNT’s High School Career Connect receives $100,000 from Texas Pioneer Foundation

UNT and the Greater Texas Foundation established High School Career Connect (HSCC) in 2018 to show students in Denton County that the destination isn’t just a diploma — it’s a rewarding and satisfying career. Now, thanks to a two-year $100,000 grant from the Texas Pioneer Foundation, HSCC will extend its reach even...

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A $1.2 million grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation will promote Open Access through a new data trust for scholarly publishing.

In data we trust: UNT receives grant for new Open Access cyber knowledge bank

The University of North Texas (UNT), in partnership with four other institutions, has received a $1.2 million grant from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation to create a new international data trust that will improve the measurement and analysis of Open Access (OA) books...

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The Amen Corner with Esther Rolle, Curtis King and Helen Martin 1986

UNT Libraries and The Black Academy of Arts and Letters receive $25,000 grant to preserve and digitize historic archive

The Black Academy of Arts and Letters (TBAAL), in partnership with the University of North Texas, has received a $25,000 grant from the Hoblitzelle Foundation to continue digitizing the organization’s archive, which highlights the diverse artistic legacy of African Americans.

TBAAL has been a platform for...

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UNT has earned a $1.6 million grant from Greater Texas Foundation (GTF) in support of High School Career Connect

$1.6 million grant funds UNT student mentorship program

University of North Texas has earned a $1.6 million grant from Greater Texas Foundation (GTF) in support of High School Career Connect – a peer mentoring program to propel career education for middle and high school students in Denton County.

UNT created High School Career Connect  to ensure Denton...

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