FOUNDATION FOR HEALTH ADVANCEMENT ANNOUNCES 2022 MIDDLE AND HIGH SCHOOL STEM GRANT RECIPIENTS
Princeton, NJ – April 7, 2022: Foundation for Health Advancement has recently awarded eleven grants to support middle and high school STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering & Math) related programs and projects in its annual competitive Middle and High School STEM Grant Program. This program provides grants of up to $2,500 for innovative projects at New Jersey middle and high schools that enhance students’ knowledge of and experiences with STEM.
The 2022 grants are awarded to:
Albert Grice Middle School, Hamilton: Taking Creativity Outside the Classroom!
Alexander Batcho Intermediate School: Manville, Starlab Project
Manville High School, Manville: NJ Drone Equipment Project
Midland Park Jr/Sr High School, Midland Park: Robotic STEM
Notre Dame High School, Lawrenceville: Physical Computing
Parsippany Hills High School, Parsippany: Parsippany High School Maker Space
R.W. Kershaw School, Mt. Ephraim: Parent STEM Night at Kershaw Middle School
Robbinsville High School, Robbinsville: Rapid React FIRST Robotics Competition Robot
Spotswood Memorial Middle School, Spotswood: STEM Computing, Engineering and Coding
Thomas Jefferson Middle School, Rockaway: Cube Club
Warren Hills Regional High School, Washington: Healthcare Pathway
“We are excited about our new grantees as their projects will expose students to many of the analytic and creative aspects of STEM,” said George F. Heinrich, MD Vice Chair and CEO of the Foundation for Health Advancement. “Inspiring students to pursue STEM majors and careers will help ensure a robust talent pipeline required to keep New Jersey on the leading edge of innovation.”
About Foundation for Health Advancement:
The Foundation for Health Advancement (FHA) is a Princeton, New Jersey based not-for-profit corporation that supports health-related research and education programs in New Jersey by providing grants to support early-stage university technologies with strong commercialization potential through its Innovation Grant Program. FHA’s affiliate, the New Jersey Health Foundation, provides grant funding for basic research and community health projects through its Research/Community Health and Social Service grant programs. A third funding program, offered through Foundation Venture Capital Group, another FHA affiliate, uses impact investing to provide pre-seed and seed funding to health-related startup companies at their partner organizations to help them advance to and through commercialization.