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South Carolina universities awarded over $6.4 million in grants

WASHINGTON, DC -

WASHINGTON, D.C. (WIS) - Sen. Lindsey Graham announced Monday more than $6.4 million in grants for Clemson University, Coastal Carolina University, College of Charleston, Medical University of South Carolina, and University of South Carolina Research Foundation.   

The grants were awarded by the National Science Foundation, the Department of Health and Human Services and the Department of Education.

Clemson University received almost $1.9 million; Coastal Carolina received almost $150,000; College of Charleston received almost $200,000; MUSC received almost $3 million; and USC's Research Foundation got $1.3 million.

The money will be used for various scientific research, studies and projects at the schools.

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