Eastern Connecticut University Aims to Help Illegal Immigrants Go Around Enrollment Ban

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From Campus Reform:

A college in Connecticut is appealing to illegal immigrants with a new scholarship that would help cover the cost of college for potential students who can’t legally enroll in their own states.

Eastern Connecticut University has teamed up with “The Dream.US” to provide 46 out-of-state students with a first-of-its-kind $20,000 annual scholarship, totaling nearly $4 million over a four-year period. The goal, however, is to eventually fund 500 out-of-state students and only 100 in-state students, Fox 61 reports.

Notably, 33 of the 46 students are from Georgia, where it is illegal to enroll in a state school without being granted American citizenship.