Southern Illinois University has announced that that both the Edwardsville and Carbondale campuses will cover MAP grants for students for the 2017 spring semester. The state's Monetary Awards Program or MAP provides grants based on financial need to Illinois undergraduates.
Todd Burrell, the Director of Undergraduate Admissions for SIUE told the Big Z, why the school is covering the MAP grants
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SIUE has paid $3.4 million in MAP grants to 2,219 students this fall. According to Burrell the school should see that money paid back by the state, as it has in the past.