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ASEC awarded $15.3 million grant through the Conrad N. Hilton Foundation

African Sisters Education Collaborative (ASEC)
Posted on Tue, May 31, 2016

The Conrad N. Hilton Foundation grants its third-largest grant in its history—$15.3 million over four years to Marywood University in to expand the Higher Education for Sisters in Africa (HESA) Initiative, a program of the African Sisters Education Collaborative.

Among the funds approved by the Conrad N. Hilton Foundation was the Foundation’s third-largest grant in its history—$15.3 million over four years to Marywood University in Scranton, Pennsylvania to expand the Higher Education for Sisters in Africa (HESA) Initiative, a program of the African Sisters Education Collaborative. As a result of this program, 858 sisters in ten countries will receive support to acquire higher education credentials, including baccalaureate and master degrees, both through online distance learning and onsite in Africa.

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