Scholarships for Sacrifice

Widener University announced a scholarship program this month that will cover tuition at the university for children of U.S. soldiers killed while serving in Afghanistan or Iraq.

The university, which was a military academy until 1972, will support a total of 16 students each year, providing $25,000 in tuition per student annually for four years. "We feel strongly about giving back to those who made the ultimate sacrifice," said James T. Harris III, president of Widener, which is