- Associated Press - Thursday, September 10, 2015

NEW YORK (AP) - A private scholarship fund for family members of 9/11 victims says it has awarded $115.9 million to 2,825 students.

The Families of Freedom Scholarship fund distributed $12.5 million to 760 students in the 2014-15 school year.

The fund is a program of Scholarship America, a nonprofit scholarship and educational support organization.

It provides scholarships for children, spouses and domestic partners of people who were killed or permanently disabled in the 2001 terror attacks.

Scholarship America will operate the fund until 2030, when the last of the Sept. 11 children will have completed college.

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