By Brandon Gates
Posted: April 9, 2010 11:24 AM
Allen University, Benedict College and South Carolina State University will each receive at least $1 million in grants from the U.S. Department of Energy for science and technical research.
They join six other historically black colleges and universities in South Carolina and Georgia receiving nearly $9 million from the Department of Energy.
Department of Energy spokesman say these schools are being recognized for their commitment to develop math and technology research programs.
The grant money will be used to create programs that promote minority involvement in science and technical fields.
Participating black colleges and grand amounts: South Carolina