financial aid


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

Examples of financial aid in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Those forms are set to be reprocessed, the agency said, but a looming May 1 decision deadline for many colleges means that some financial aid offers might not reach students in time. Elizabeth Robinson, NBC News, 11 Apr. 2024 Phillips says other financial aid administrators in the California State University system, the largest in the country, have decided to do the same thing. Sequoia Carrillo, NPR, 5 Apr. 2024 Some of the money will fund specific priorities, such as academic advising, financial aid and faculty hiring in high-demand programs. Kelly Meyerhofer, Journal Sentinel, 5 Apr. 2024 Vanderbilt provides discounts, too, and its financial aid is extraordinarily generous. Ron Lieber, New York Times, 5 Apr. 2024 Prospective students of the Grand Junction school input their information and receive a financial aid tuition award from the school. Elizabeth Hernandez, The Denver Post, 4 Apr. 2024 Cardona is asking governors to extend their statewide financial aid deadlines beyond the beginning of May after the department said this week that students would not be able to make corrections to their FAFSA forms until the first half of April. Taylor Wilson, USA TODAY, 1 Apr. 2024 Most receive some form of financial aid or scholarship, but the out of pocket costs are still above that of the average American annual salary. Chris Morris, Fortune, 28 Mar. 2024 But as the files began flowing in two weeks ago, the university’s director of financial aid was alarmed. Danielle Douglas-Gabriel, Washington Post, 29 Mar. 2024

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“Financial aid.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 14 Apr. 2024.

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