Tulane University is offering a tuition-free semester at its New Orleans, La., campus to college students in Puerto Rico who were displaced by Hurricane Maria.
“Today, we’re making good on our offer of help by offering a tuition-free guest semester program for students from universities and colleges in Puerto Rico,” the university said in a post on its admissions department blog. “After Katrina, universities and colleges around the world took in our students with open arms; it’s now our turn to pay it forward and assist students in need.”
The post instructs Puerto Rican students to fill out an application for the semester on its website and pay spring tuition to their home university. The university also said it will provide dedicated advisers and support staff for displaced students.
“It is our hope to be able to provide a temporary home to a group of students who have dealt with the challenges of Hurricane …