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ULL providing aid to 110 flood-affected students

5 years 7 months 4 weeks ago Tuesday, November 01 2016 Nov 1, 2016 November 01, 2016 8:52 AM November 01, 2016 in News
Source: Associated Press
By: AP News

LAFAYETTE - A south Louisiana university says its distributing $65,000 to help 110 of its students overcome financial hardships brought on by the August floods.

The University of Louisiana at Lafayette made the announcement in a Monday news release.

DeWayne Bowie, vice president for Enrollment Management at ULL, says each qualified student will receive at least $500 applied toward their tuition or other educational expenses.

To qualify, students had to submit applications and copies of Federal Emergency Management Agency documentation to demonstrate their need. A committee reviewed the applications.

Decision letters have been sent to recipients.

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