In Oregon, Poor Benefit Least from Free TuitionMarch 7, 2017 |
by Katie Lobosco
Nearly 7,000 students are taking advantage of the scholarship, many of whom say they wouldn’t have gone to college otherwise.
But after one semester, it appears that middle- and upper-income students are receiving a majority of the money from the Oregon Promise scholarship.
It saves the richest students up to $3,248 a year while the poorest students save $1,000.