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Howard University is wiping out student debt for juniors and seniors, joining the growing number of HBCUs using Biden’ stimulus for relief

August 30, 2021

Some juniors and seniors at Howard University just got a major back-to-school gift.

The university announced on Friday it would join the growing ranks of schools that are using funds from President Joe Biden’s stimulus plan to erase debt students owe the institution. Since the Education Department announced in March that colleges could do so, Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs), in particular, have led the charge to give their students financial relief.

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