Some people will see a stimulus check worth $3,600 in just a few days ahead of the Christmas holiday.
This population is made up of students in Atlanta.
Student debt has reached $1.7 trillion in the United States, so the stimulus help is arriving just in time.
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Morehouse School of Medicine is giving grants worth $6,300 to its students, referring to it as a holiday stimulus check.
The money is geared to help enrolled students with academic, financial, childcare, mental health, food, transportation, healthcare, and housing costs.
Over 750 students will see these checks.
The money is coming from a relief package signed into law when former President Donald Trump was in office.
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$14 billion was set aside for colleges and students, with $21.2 billion more set aside in Jan.
In March an additional $39.6 billion was set aside under the American Rescue Plan.
Morehouse received $56.4 million of it.
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