NEW YORK (AP) — A private scholarship fund for family members of 9/11 victims says it has awarded $115.9 million to 2,825 students.
The Families of Freedom Scholarship fund distributed $12.5 million to 760 students in the 2014-15 school year.
The fund is a program of Scholarship America, a nonprofit scholarship and educational support organization.
It provides scholarships for children, spouses and domestic partners of people who were killed or permanently disabled in the 2001 terror attacks.
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Scholarship America will operate the fund until 2030, when the last of the Sept. 11 children will have completed college.