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Project 3C is a $3.6 million dollar United States Department of Education, Native Youth Community Program (NYCP) four-year grant

awarded to the Lumbee Tribe to provide American Indian students with experiences and skills necessary to 

  • Develop their self – efficacy

  • Increase congruence between their interests and career choices

  • Broaden their college and career opportunities in STEM

Families and tribal communities will also be empowered to provide a supportive and informed environment that promotes student choice, success, and career exploration.​​

Public Schools of Robeson County (PSRC):  Project 3C partners with PSRC to provide Career and College Promises Courses (CCP), CCP Course textbooks (when required for the class), and transportation to Robeson Community College, if needed. 

University of North Carolina at Pembroke (UNCP):  Project 3C partners with UNCP to provide Club iSTEM, Girls in STEM Camp, Family STEM Nights, and a STEM Job Training Summer Program.

Robeson Community College (RCC):  Project 3C partners with RCC to provide Fall STEM Day, Spring Science Festival, Summer STEM Enrichment Camps, and College and Career Promise (CCP) Courses. 

Contact Information

Gwen Chavis, Project 3C Director


Project 3C Summer Camp Discovering DC with Indigenour STEM
Project 3C Camp Journey to the Great Beyond with Cummings Aerospace
Project 3C Poster
Project 3C Flyer
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