Murray State University awarded $554,750 to help low-income, potential first-generation college students access higher education
By Shawn Touney
The U.S. Department of Education announced that Murray State University will receive two federal Talent Search grants of $277,375.00 each to help more low-income students who would be the first members of their families to earn degrees to prepare for and enroll in college. Talent Search East will serve 500 students in the Christian, Todd, and Trigg County school districts; Talent Search West will serve 500 students in the Carlisle, Fulton County, Fulton Independent, Hickman, Mayfield Independent, and Paducah Public school districts. Talent Search has operated successfully at Murray State since 2016.
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