The Center will consider Unique, Out-Of-The-Box Innovation Projects.
The Center for the Study of Blockchain and Financial Technology at Morgan State University offers a competitive initiative to build awareness of and engagement with blockchain and FinTech at HBCUs. The Center encourages submissions from a wide variety of disciplines including but not limited to, the arts, law, sociology, accounting, computing, economics, engineering, entrepreneurship, finance, marketing, supply chain, etc.
The FinTech Center is offering up to ten (10) competitive innovation grants of $10,000 each for developing and implementing innovative educational activities and programs on HBCU campuses. Only one grant per university will be awarded; however, multiple proposals may be submitted. We are seeking creative ideas for capacity building in the areas of blockchain and FinTech geared to the current unique situation on your campus.
The FinTech Center will consider proposals for activities including, but not limited to, faculty workshops, programming with student-run blockchain clubs, opportunities for career exploration, and other extracurricular events. We are looking for creative and out-of-the-box thinking that impacts a large student body.
Applications must be submitted by March 1, 2022, and awards will be announced on March 21, 2022. The Grant Period is from April 18, 2022, until November 4, 2022. The evaluation report must be submitted no later than November 11, 2021.
Awardees are expected to present their projects at the HBCU Blockchain Research and Innovation Conference Thursday, November 17, and Friday, November 18, 2022.
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