The topic of death and dying cannot be appropriately covered without including the "bigger picture" theistic perspectives that are critical to how humans understand their existence, life, death, and purpose. Atheism is the only religion that many public schools are allowed to teach or talk about. How are you going to address the need for including critical topics about heaven, hell, sin, forgiveness, eternal life (or death), and a person's relationship to the Maker of eternity as part of your curriculum for a public school audience?
The most compelling part of your idea has to do with hope and an eternal perspective. It looks like your hope comes from knowledge of Creator and Savior's eternal plan for life, and eternity, "so that you do not grieve like the rest of mankind, who have no hope." The part about stewardship and saving for the next generation is honorable, and aided by the right disposition, i.e. I am willing to sacrifice my immediate comforts for future generations because I have an outlook that extends beyond me, beyond human mortality and evil, to One who is perfect and eternal. However, sharing wealth alone with future generations is futile. I like how your idea encourages saving enough as to not leave a burden. Beyond that, the more valuable things to share is knowledge of the eternal, and the One through whom they might receive eternal life. That eternal perspective provides the greatest comfort at end of this life. ...So how can you design experiences to teach people to save up this hope for an eternal inheritance?
...the university doesn't need to be free. If students can prove that they have the character to succeed, and what is taught aligns with industry needs, employers will be lined up waiting to hire them.