More universities, higher ed groups step up to help Afghan refugees

As the desperate attempt to evacuate thousands of people from Afghanistan continues following the stunning takeover of the country by the Taliban, more American colleges and higher education organizations are offering several forms of assistance to Afghan emigres.

The University of Tulsa (TU) was among the first, when, earlier this month, it announced it would provide two scholarships to Afghan refugees who enroll as undergraduates. Available immediately, TU’s scholarships will cover the total cost of attendance at the university for up to four years.

Other institutions are joining the cause with an outpouring of support.

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