A type of financial aid, in the form of a grant that does not have to be repaid by the recipient. Scholarships are most often given to students for one of two reasons: achievement in academics or other areas, or financial need.

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Dan and Bob each received a scholarship; Bob for his academic merit, and Dan due to his regrettable financial situation.

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Many student in America who wish to further their education can attend college and even qualify for student aid or scholarships to help with costs.

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Seven students from our school received a scholarship this year granted based upon their outstanding performance in both the classroom and athletics.

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1040-NR-EZ Form exempt income