Morgan Receives $110K in COVID-19 Pandemic Relief from Andrew K. Mellon Foundation
Funds to Support Emergency Student Needs and Fall Enrollment Efforts
BALTIMORE – Morgan State University (MSU) announced today receipt of a $110,000 grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation for emergency student support to bridge financial fallout resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic. The grant also aims to provide much-needed relief assisting MSU’s efforts to stabilize enrollments for the upcoming academic year.
Delivering direct assistance to individual students who have needs particular to the crisis, the Mellon Foundation grant will help address monetary shortfalls related to loss of unemployment, food insecurities, outstanding tuition commitments, technological needs for remote learning, travel to and from school, and more.
“The Mellon Foundation has been a true partner to Morgan and we are exceedingly grateful to have been selected as a recipient of this gracious support in the form of emergency grants for our deserving students in need,” said David K. Wilson, president of Morgan State University. “Indeed, these are trying times and our students are confronted with tremendous challenges. The generosity of the Mellon Foundation will be instrumental in maintaining our students’ enrollment and progress through their academic studies as we look toward the fall semester.”