ML-RCP Membership

AFRL ML-RCP welcomes all Minority Serving Institutions (MSIs); including Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs), Hispanic Serving Institutions (HSIs), Tribal Colleges and Universities (TCUs), and more.

Membership is free and members access all benefits immediately. The primary focus of the ML-RCP is to enable, enhance, and expand the capacity of MSIs. However, any institution of higher education (IHE) seeking to increase the participation of underrepresented faculty and/or students may apply.  

To join the AFRL ML-RCP consortium, please contact

Map of U.S. state showing AFRL ML-RCP members in HI, NV, AZ, NM, TX, LA, MO, IL, KY, TN, MS, AL, GA, FL, SC, NC, VA, WV, OH, MD, NY, CA, UT, AK, MA, IA, NJ, CO, DE, and District of Columbia

ML-RCP Members

ML-RCP members hail from across the United States from Massachusetts to Hawaii. These members create a diverse network of people and institutions collaborating with AFRL on vital research.

ML-RCP Membership Benefits

Faculty and students from AFRL ML-RCP member institutions work on cutting-edge research projects year-round with AFRL. AFRL ML-RCP member institutions and faculty have equal access to funding for single and multi-year projects. Average project cost ranges between $50,000-$125,000 per year.

Additional benefits include:


Alabama A&M University

California State University, Los Angeles

Chaminade University of Honolulu

Clark Atlanta University 

Delaware State University 

Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University 

Florida International University 

Fort Valley State University 

George Mason University 

Georgia Tech Research Institute

Grambling State University 

Kentucky State University 

Louisiana State University 

Louisiana Tech University 

Mississippi State University 

Missouri University of Science and Technology 

Morgan State University 

New Mexico State University 

Norfolk State University 

North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University 

Old Dominion University 

Prairie View A&M University 

San Diego State University 

Tennessee State University

Texas Southern University

Texas State University

The University of Arizona

University of Arkansas

University of Central Florida

University of Colorado Boulder

University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa 

University of Houston 

University of Maryland Baltimore County

University of Massachusetts Boston

University of Massachusetts Lowell

University of North Carolina

University of Texas at Arlington 

The University of Texas at El Paso 

The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley 

The University of Texas at San Antonio

Utah State University 

Virginia Commonwealth University 

West Texas A&M University 

West Virginia University