Brown addresses meal plan, textbook costs for low-income students

Updated at 12:14 p.m.

BROWN UNIVERSITY is taking steps to help low-income students afford college. Beginning in the 2018-19 school year, students who qualify for $0 parent contributions (families who make less than $60,000 per year) will receive additional financial aid to cover the full cost of tuition, fees, housing and a 20-meal-per-week plan. / COURTESY BROWN UNIVERSITY
BROWN UNIVERSITY is taking steps to help low-income students afford college. Beginning in the 2018-19 school year, students who qualify for $0 parent contributions (families who make less than $60,000 per year) will receive additional financial aid to cover the full cost of tuition, fees, housing and a 20-meal-per-week plan. / COURTESY BROWN UNIVERSITY
PROVIDENCE – Brown University is looking to make it even easier for low-income students to afford a college education. While the Providence-based Ivy League school no longer requires tuition contributions from families who make less than $60,000 per year – per the school, in the decade that has been its policy, the number of such…

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