Smith College offering free semester to students affected by Hurricane Maria

The college said it will provide a stipen of $1,600 to students

NORTHAMPTON, Mass. (WWLP) – Smith College is offering to fully-fund a semester of study to students enrolled at the University of Puerto Rico for the Spring 2018 semester.

This is the college’s effort to support students affected by the devastation of Hurricane Maria, the institution says.

Students attending other institutions affected by the hurricane may also be eligible.

Smith College will cover the cost of tuition, room and board, fees and health insurance. The college also said it will provide a stipen of $1,600 for books, personal expenses and travel expenses.

Room and board will be available to full-time students affected by the hurricane at the expense of the college for the spring 2018 semester.

Smith College will be screening applications to ensure that students will be academically successful during the semester.

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You can also submit your student records by emailing Smith College at or call (413) 585-2500.