Spelman and Morehouse Among Colleges to Receive Grants from Lilly Foundation to Improve Employment Rates

gradsAccording to online reports, Spelman College, Morehouse College and Clark Atlanta are among the 24 schools selected by Lilly Foundation to receive grants geared towards the improvement of employment rates.

Stats published by the United Negro College Fund indicate that half of African American college grads are underemployed and 12 percent are unemployed.

$35.3 million in grants were awarded with $1.2 million each going to Spelman College and Morehouse College, and $1.5 million to Clark Atlanta University.??