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What do Scholarships pay for?

newsperrysnewsperrys Posts: 66Registered User Junior Member
what do college scholarships pay for? is it unmet aid only? for example, if i was excepted to a college that gave me full tuition, but I had already won a few scholarships, what would happen to that money?

some of the scholarships that I have in mind are...
bill gates
wall-mart
questbridge

please help me add to this list and give me a little bit of guidance. while i consider myself relatively aware of admissions practices, the actual act of paying for college is an enigma to me.

thanks
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Replies to: What do Scholarships pay for?

  • happymomof1happymomof1 Posts: 18,799Registered User Senior Member
    Each scholarship indicates clearly what is covered. You need to read through each website carefully to figure it out.
  • newsperrysnewsperrys Posts: 66Registered User Junior Member
    do you have any advice on where to look for scholarships? that fastweb website doesn't really work well...
  • bluehorsebluehorse Posts: 15Registered User New Member
    I don't know about the other two, but the QuestBridge Scholarship is for low-income students and the money comes from the college itself, so would not be in addition to money received from the school.
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