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Wesleyan to Offer Scholarships to Military Vets


Wesleyan University, a liberal arts school known for its liberal student body, plans to offer up to 10 new scholarships to military veterans.

There are perhaps two students in the 2,900-member student body who have a military background, the school said.

The amount of the gift by Frank Sica, a 1973 graduate of the university, and Jonathan Soros, son of billionaire philanthropist George Soros and a 1992 Wesleyan graduate, was not disclosed. It was described in a university press release as “substantial.”

It costs about $47,000 a year to attend Wesleyan.

“I want to enable young men and woman who have performed a service for our country to attend a premier liberal arts university,” Sica said in a written statement.

Information from: The Hartford Courant,

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