MEMBERS

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 mlrcp@afresearchlab.com

ML-RCP Members

ML-RCP members hail from across the United States from New York 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:

  • Access to AFRL, Department of Defense (DoD), and academic researchers

  • Connection to AFRL researchers in specific research areas

  • Webinars and information sessions with AFRL researchers

  • Support for proposal submissions

  • Administrative technical assistance support

  • Best practices for student mentoring and development

  • Funding for student researchers and summer internships at AFRL

  • Access to AFRL equipment and laboratories

  • Guidance, support, and best practices in export control

  • Increase in the number of underrepresented students enrolled in STEM programs

  • Increase in published papers and citations to esteemed publications

AFRL ML-RCP Members

Two-story red brick building with Alabama A&M University sign on it.

Alabama A&M University

www.aamu.edu

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Swinton Campus Center at Benedict College, a red brick building with concave 2-story window.

Benedict College

www.benedictg.edu

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Sign at Bethune-Cookman University with red brick 2-story building with columned entrance in background

Bethune-Cookman University

www.cookman.edu

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Two students walk down a hallway at Central State University.

Central State University

www.centralstate.edu

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Aerial view of Chaminade University of Honolulu

Chaminade University of Honolulu

Gothic building and archway at City College of New York.

City College of New York

www.ccny.cuny.edu

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Red brick building with bell tower and white columns that says Clark Atlanta University across the cornice.

Clark Atlanta University

www.cau.edu

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Fisk University

www.fisk.edu

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Two-story red brick building with columned entrance and foliage at Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University.

Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University

www.famu.edu

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Sign at entrance of Florida Atlantic University with palm tress

Florida Atlantic University

www.fau.edu

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Florida International University campus with palm trees

Florida International University

www.fiu.edu

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Fort Valley State University

www.fvsu.edu

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Red brick building and parking garage at Georgia Tech Research Institute.

Georgia Tech Research Institute

www.gtri.gatech.edu

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Sign and flags at the entrance of Grambling State University.

Grambling State University

Howard University

www.howard.edu

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Red brick sign reading Jackson State University with the campus in the background.

Jackson State University

www.jsums.edu

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Foliage around stone sign that reads "Kentucky State University. Founded 1886."

Kentucky State University

www.kysu.edu

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Louisiana State University

Three-story red brick colonial building at Louisiana Tech University.

Louisiana Tech University

www.latech.edu

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Mississippi State University

Two0story beige concrete building with concrete sign in front that reads Missouri University of Science and Technology

Missouri University of Science and Technology

Morgan State University

Aerial view of New Mexico State University.

New Mexico State University

www.nmsu.edu

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Two-story Spanish-style white building with a red roof and circular pond behind entrance sign for New Mexico Tech.

New Mexico Tech

www.nmt.edu

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Students outside two-story brick and concrete student union at Norfolk State University.

Norfolk State University

www.nsu.edu

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Three-story brick building with six-column entrance behind marble sculpture of four men at North Carolina A&T.

North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University

www.ncat.edu

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Prairie View A&M University

Two-story Mediterranean Revival style building behind water fountain with four sprays of water at Rice University.

Rice University

www.rice.edu

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Three-story red brick building with 6-column entrance at Tennessee State University.

Tennessee State University

Memorial Student Center at Texas A&M University

Texas A&M University

www.tamu.edu

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Modern four-story building with glass entrance and exterior concrete staircase at Southern Texas University.

Texas Southern University

www.tsu.edu

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The University of Arizona

Contemporary glass, steel and brick curved building with palm trees in the front at University of Central Florida.

University of Central Florida

Aerial view of the campus of the University of Hawaii at Manoa

University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa

manoa.hawaii.edu

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University of Houston

Red banners on University of Illinois campus with Chicago skyline in background

University of Illinois Chicago

www.uic.edu

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Expansive view of the campus of the University of Maryland Baltimore County behind UMBS sign.

University of Maryland Baltimore County

www.umbc.edu

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Red brick wall with illuminated UNLV on it in front of Las Vegas skyline at sunset.

University of Nevada Las Vegas

Multiple story red brick and concrete, proscenium theater named Texas Hall at University of Texas Arlington.

University of Texas Arlington

www.uta.edu

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Scenic view of University of Texas El Paso campus showing the unique style of Bhutan's majestic dzongs, fortresses constructed with sloping 8-foot-thick walls and red-colored roofs.

The University of Texas at El Paso

The Science and Engineering building at the University of Texas San Antonia

The University of Texas at San Antonio

www.utsa.edu

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Virginia Commonwealth University

www.vcu.edu

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Old Main, the oldest building at West Texas A&M University, is a four-level structure with a balcony between a two-column entrance.

West Texas A&M University

www.wtamu.edu

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Red brick three story building of contemporary design behind white concrete watchtower with clock.

West Virginia State University

www.wvstateu.edu

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