Morehouse School of Medicine gets $26M donation from Bloomberg

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The funds will be used to reduce medical school loan debt for Black students currently enrolled and receiving financial aid – totaling about $100,000 per student.

ATLANTA — It’s a major gift to an Atlanta-based historically Black college aimed at helping close the gap in medical disparities in America.

On Wednesday, Morehouse School of Medicine announced they received a $26.3-million donation from Bloomberg Philanthropies, the organization founded by former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg. 

The donation is part of a greater $100-million fund for students attending the nation’s four historically Black medical schools, including Morehouse School of Medicine.

According to the school, the funds will be used to reduce medical school loan debt for Black students currently enrolled and receiving financial aid – totaling about $100,000 per student.

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