Creighton University is developing a program to aid those who will lose their jobs in the wake of ConAgra’s recent announcement that it will slash expenses by eliminating salaried positions and relocating its global headquarters from Omaha to Chicago.

ConAgra announced Thursday that it would uproot its Omaha headquarters next year. About 1,000 people are expected to be laid off in the coming weeks.

Those who lost their jobs at Union Pacific, which announced layoffs in August, also will be eligible for the program.

Click here for more information on the scholarship being offered by Creighton University.

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