Scholarships are a form financial aid students receive that do not need to be paid back and can be applied to a student's educational expenses.
Scholarships can be based on merit, need, location and/or a combination of these and other factors.
Types of Scholarships
Achievement based scholarships are usually but not exculsively tied to academic achievement.
Scholarships based on the financial need of a student, family or community.
Some scholarships are only available to people who graduated from a specific area.