Dear Editor:

I am an alumnus of Florida A & M University, class of 2002 and am currently working in the field of education. I just wanted to let you know that I just recently came across this information during my travels:

If you know of a family earning less than $40,000 a year with an honor student graduating from high school soon, Harvard University wants to pay their tuition.

The university recently announced that undergraduate students from low-income families can go to Harvard for free…no tuition and no student loans! To find out more about Harvard offering free tuition for families making less than $40,000 a year, please visit Harvard’s financial aid web site at the following link:


Interested parties can also call the school’s financial aid office at (617) 495 -1581.

I know that Harvard has nothing to do with my beloved FAMU (it can’t even hold a candle to it!) but I don’t believe in “sitting” on information such as a free education that can help further my brothers and sisters, no matter where it is.

I was wondering if you could help get the word out to my “Baby Rattlers” about this. I was thinking that if they had brothers and/or sisters still in high school, they’d be able to pass along the message to them.

Forever FAMU,Alana Ford-GreenAspiring1@hotmail.com

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