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WGU to Grant $1 Million in Online Access Scholarships to Close the Digital Divide Learning Gap


October 1, 2020

Western Governors University (WGU), an online nonprofit university, will grant high-speed internet access and provide devices to students who need and can’t afford them through its Online Access Scholarship program. The scholarship program is part of a broader WGU initiative aimed at working with policy makers and private industry to close the digital divide by providing more Americans access to reliable internet in their homes.

“During the Covid-19 pandemic, we have seen the importance of reliable digital access for many aspects of life from telehealth to education,” said Kimberly Es...

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