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FIU launches a new scholarship for essential workers, their dependents

Nurses, doctors, firefighters, police, grocery personnel, restaurant workers, delivery drivers and their children, all now qualify for a new COVID-19 Essential Employee FIU scholarship from the Chaplin School of Hospitality & Tourism Management.

The $2,250 scholarship is for new students and can be applied toward any of the Chaplin School’s online master’s degree programs during the semester in which students graduate.

“It is a show of appreciation for all of the people in the community, not just necessarily those in health care,” says Joseph Cilli, department chair and director of distance learning.

Read the rest of the article from Monica Smith of FIUNews here