Universities and scholarships | Staff/guest columns

Too often, students about to embark on the next chapter of education receive a breakdown of their college bill only to find that the scholarship money they received from community organizations has been deducted from their financial aid program from the school of their choice.

This unfortunate practice is called scholarship displacement and was recently addressed by legislation that I was proud to help enact.

Torren Ecker, R-Adams/Cumberland, is a state representative for the 193rd Legislative District.

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