Historically Black college in Tennessee gives students Thanksgiving gift — $10K

By: | November 23, 2021

A historically Black medical college in Tennessee is giving students an early Thanksgiving gift — $10,000 in cash.

Meharry Medical College President James E.K. Hildreth announced the gift on Monday, telling students they would receive it on Wednesday. The money comes from the Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund, part of a federal coronavirus aid package. Schools across the country have used their money to wipe out student debts, offer free tuition and give cash grants such as the one at Meharry.

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