CONCORD, N.H. — A New Hampshire university is teaming up with two organizations to offer $20 million in scholarships to young immigrants who are living in the country illegally and often have difficulty getting financial aid.

Southern New Hampshire University says its program would reach 1,000 students over the next five years who are part of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, or DACA.

The program would offer full scholarships to DACA students to pursue associate and bachelor's degree programs through one of the university's online programs.

The announcement comes as the Obama-era DACA program that shielded hundreds of thousands of young...

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