Oklahoma State University has been awarded $1.3 million in federal and state aid from the National Institutes of Health to help it hire and retain its first 1,500 students as part of its effort to attract new students and retain current students.
The university will use the funds to hire and hire more students in the coming years to help pay for costs, including for books, supplies, equipment and other supplies.
The state, in a statement, said it will continue to support the university with support for students and faculty and to help the university recruit students and support their financial needs.
The $1 million in aid is part of a larger $6.5 million federal grant that the university has received since it was awarded the grant in February.
The University of Oklahoma received $5.9 million.
The federal program is the largest ever given to an Oklahoma university and the largest from a state university.
It was awarded as part the National Institute of Health-funded Oklahoma Center for Excellence in Adolescent Health (OCEHA) program.OCEHE, the state-run, federal program, was designed to give states an opportunity to use federal research to help expand the number of college students who can graduate and attend college.OCREHA is a partnership between the NIH and the Oklahoma State Health Department.
It provides grants to universities, hospitals and community colleges that can help address the health needs of disadvantaged students and those who may need assistance with their education.