Grants & Funding

MSU receives NSF funding to build testbed for 5G, advanced wireless technologies

Industry and researchers soon will be able to test 5G and other advanced wireless technologies at Mississippi State University.

December 19, 2019


Chevron, Mississippi State team up to support diversity initiatives in STEM education

Chevron and Mississippi State University’s Bagley College of Engineering have partnered in a new educational program designed to help increase the number of minority and female students who pursue Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (S.T.E.M.) educational opportunities. Known as CREATE, which stands for Chevron’s Reaching Excellence, Accelerating diversity & inclusion and Transforming Engineers, the innovative…

November 18, 2019


Mississippi State preparing students for STEM careers through cybersecurity education hub

Mississippi State University is working to train more students for careers in computer science, cybersecurity and coding through a new Cybersecurity Education Hub. A collaborative project with Mississippi Coding Academies, the work is funded by a grant from the Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC) as well as local sources.

November 13, 2019


MSU researchers address secondary-level STEM learning with $1.6 million NSF grant project

Mississippi State faculty members in the university’s colleges of Education, Arts and Sciences, and Bagley College of Engineering are receiving a $1.6 million National Science Foundation grant to develop teaching materials from weather data to help secondary students learn data analysis and interpretation.

October 29, 2019


Mississippi State gains ARC grant to train students in cybersecurity, from K-12 to the workforce

A new $190,573 Appalachian Regional Commission grant will help Mississippi State prepare an additional 400 students for careers in computer science, cybersecurity and coding.

October 21, 2019


Two Bagley student organizations claim NASA grant

Two Mississippi State University student-led engineering teams have won an award from the Mississippi Space Grant Consortium Student Led STEM Activities Program. The Space Cowboys Rocket Team and Xipiter UAS Team each earned approximately $15,000 to support team activities. The two teams will use their award funding to offset expenses associated with participating in student…

September 19, 2019


Bagley researchers awarded NSF grant to examine the role of culture in encouraging women to pursue engineering fields

A $200,000 grant from the National Science Foundation will allow researchers from two Mississippi State University engineering departments to encourage young women to enter science-based computing fields. Aerospace engineering professor Rani W. Sullivan and electrical and computer engineering assistant professor M. Jean Mohammadi-Aragh were awarded funding from the NSF’s Research Initiation in Engineering Formation program….

July 23, 2019


MSU students gain virtual reality training for agriculture careers in environmental control

A $500,000 federal grant is helping Mississippi State agriculture students apply virtual reality technology to train for high-tech careers in environmental control.

July 11, 2019


Biomedical engineering student to receive prestigious NSF Graduate Research Fellowship

Biomedical engineering student Paulino Jarquin has been selected to receive a prestigious National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship.

May 6, 2019


Hyde-Smith announces $7.2 million Army contract to Mississippi State

February 25, 2019