Southern Utah University has created a scholarship for survivors of human trafficking

The award is being offered through a partnership with the Malouf Foundation that focuses on child sexual exploitation.

They’re calling it “a scholarship for healing and justice.”

On Tuesday, Southern Utah University announced the first-of-its-kind award for the state that will be specifically designated to help survivors and victims of human trafficking get a college degree.

The Juniper Scholarship will be open to applicants this month. And, so far, 43 full-ride grants have been funded by anonymous donors.

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