Harcum College offers scholarships to students affected by Sandy

    College applicants struggling to fund their education because of Superstorm Sandy may qualify for a new scholarship.

    Harcum College in Bryn Mawr is offering two years of free room and board to qualifying students.

    President Jon DeTemple says it’s an add-on to any other scholarships or financial aid the student may get.

    “The opportunity that they may be missing because they were pretty much wiped out. This would give them a chance,” he said. “You know, we don’t know how many people will participate but we thought we’d extend a hand to those in need.”

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    The scholarship is offered only to applicants who live in specific counties that were hit hard by Sandy.

    The include the Delaware counties of Kent, New Castle and Sussex; the New Jersey counties of Atlantic, Cape May, Essex, Hudson, Middlesex, Monmouth, Ocean and Union; and the New York counties of Bronx, Kings, Nassau, New York, Queens, Richmond and Suffolk.

    To find out more about qualifications, go to the school’s website.

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