Grants will help students who left school to finish degrees
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) - Mississippi students who left college at least two years ago without a degree can apply for a grant to help them return to and finish school.
The W.K. Kellogg Foundation recently awarded the Mississippi Institutions of Higher Learning $1.3 million.
The money will fund Mississippi’s Complete 2 Compete tuition assistance grants through 2023.
The Complete 2 Compete program provides one-on-one support for adult learners who have earned college credits, but not a degree.
Students can receive a $1,000 grant per semester. The award can pay for any coursework needed to graduate and can help repay prior debt.
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