full scholarship


: an amount of money that is given by a school, an organization, etc., to a student and that pays all of a student's tuition
attending college on a full scholarship

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web Months earlier, the dean of USC’s social work program had compared Sebastian to another prominent former student who received a full scholarship, L.A. Mayor Karen Bass. Matt Hamilton, Los Angeles Times, 22 Mar. 2023 An Immigrant's Journey to Receiving a Green Card Shouldn't Have Taken So Long Pereira, at the age of 18, moved to the U.S. on a student visa to go to Harvard for bioengineering on a nearly full scholarship. Geri Stengel, Forbes, 8 Mar. 2023

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“Full scholarship.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/full%20scholarship. Accessed 27 Mar. 2023.

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