financial aid

noun

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: money that is given or lent to students in order to help pay for their education She qualified for financial aid.

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“Financial aid.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/financial%20aid. Accessed 16 May. 2021.

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