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$100-million gift to cover costs for 30-plus UCLA medical students
Los Angeles Times

More than 30 incoming medical school students will get a full ride to UCLA’s David Geffen School of Medicine thanks to a $100-million gift from the school’s benefactor.

The donation by Geffen, a philanthropist and entertainment executive, will create a scholarship fund to cover the recipients’ entire cost of medical school, including tuition, room and board, books and other expenses.

“It is a fantastic vote of confidence for higher education,” said UCLA Chancellor Gene Block. “We’re eternally grateful.”