DOVER, Del. (CBS) — Delaware State University is forgiving nearly three-quarters of $1 million in student debt. The relief will go to about 200 recently graduated students.
The university in Dover is choosing those who have faced financial hardship during the pandemic.READ MORE: Methacton Lacrosse Coach Garth Little Facing Charges After Video Captures Him Shoving Student-Athlete Homeowner's Body Found Following Explosions, Massive Fire In Lower Providence Township Townhouses
The average eligible student will receive about $3,200 in debt relief.MORE NEWS: 'Sad Day In The Rescue World': Animal Advocates Fear Proposed Legislation Would Force Dog Owners To Give Up Pets
The funds come from the federal government’s American Rescue Plan.