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Western Governors University announces new scholarship for essential workers
The non-profit, fully online university will be awarding scholarships to essential workers who are planning to go back to school
MONROE — Western Governors University (WGU) announced March 15 a new scholarship specifically designed for essential workers. Valued at up to $3,000 each, the Essential Workers Scholarship was launched to show appreciation for first responders, grocery store employees, postal workers, sanitation workers, delivery drivers, transit employees and countless other essential workers who have shown unwavering perseverance and commitment in serving area communities throughout the pandemic.