A scholarship is an award of financial aid for a student to further their education. Scholarships are awarded on various criteria, which usually reflect the values and purposes of the donor or founder of the award. Scholarship money is not required to be repaid.
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1999, the state of Washington legislature created a scholarship, the Promise Scholarship ... The scholarships were for roughly $1,250 each and were funded through the State's general fund ... The scholarship was available to any graduate of a Washington public or private high school ...
... The Bolashak Scholarship of the President of the Republic of Kazakhstan, was created in 1993 by the decree of the President “In Kazakhstan’s transition toward a market economy ... The Scholarship is merit-based and the selection process includes not only academic credentials, but also competence in the language of study, psychological testing and an interview process ... The Scholarship requires that all recipients return to Kazakhstan after graduating and work for five years in Kazakhstan ...
... It has become more prevalent today that scholarships are misconceived to have a discriminatory quality to them ... For example, as demonstrated by student-specific scholarships, minorities are thought to have a priority over Caucasian students when it comes to receiving these scholarships ... Mark Kantrowitz, author of Secrets to Winning a Scholarship, explains that the average family tends to overestimate their eligibility for merit-based ...
... In 2011 Suzan Harjo received the Honorary Doctorate Award from the Institute for American Indian Arts or IAIA, in May 2011 commencement “for a lifetime of advocacy and contributions to Native arts culture”. ...
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“Men have a respect for scholarship and learning greatly out of proportion to the use they commonly serve.”
—Henry David Thoreau (18171862)
“The best hopes of any community rest upon that class of its gifted young men who are not encumbered with large possessions.... I now speak of extensive scholarship and ripe culture in science and art.... It is not large possessions, it is large expectations, or rather large hopes, that stimulate the ambition of the young.”
—Rutherford Birchard Hayes (18221893)