Merit-Based Scholarship

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Merit-Based Scholarship

A scholarship available to persons based only on academic qualifications. For example, a university may offer scholarships to undergraduate students who maintain a GPA over 3.75 (out of 4.0).
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The immense popularity of state lotteries as funding mechanisms for education policy and the notable success of merit based scholarship programs such as Georgia's Help Outstanding Pupils Educationally and Florida's Bright Futures Scholarship have generated unprecedented opportunities for qualifying students to enter institutions of higher education.
This paper investigates the impact of attending college in a state on the probability of working in that state, looking at states' adoption of merit based scholarship programs as a major source of student financial aid.
To a question, Brigadier Nayyar Firdaus said in addition to children of TDPs, the college also provide merit based scholarship to six students of terrorists hit Army Public School Peshawar per year.
A past recipient of the Cook Scholarship, a merit based scholarship that provides full tuition to attend St.
Generally, he said "we have seen that drop out ratio of students increase in higher studies due to poor financial position of parents and this scholarship programme in addition to MORA (Ministry of Religious Affairs) and others merit based scholarships would help create spirit of competition among students that was good omen for the country".
Generally, he said 'we have seen that drop out ratio of students increase in higher studies due to poor financial position of parents and this scholarship programme in addition to MORA (Ministry of Religious Affairs) and others merit based scholarships would help create spirit of competition among students that was good omen for the country'.
This support aims to improve the public school system by training teachers and principals, equipping facilities with science laboratories and computers and providing merit based scholarships for students.
The ministry has established Minority Welfare Fund for executing small development schemes for repair,maintenance of the religious places of minorities, grant of merit based scholarships to deserving minority students, giving financial assistance to poor/needy minority individuals.
The Air Chief also highlighted the humanitarian schemes being run by the association which included merit based scholarships, schemes of special children, disbursement of education loan, welfare loans, performing decent last rites of deceased air veterans etc.
Three individuals were awarded Professor Rudolph Deanin Memorial Merit Based Scholarships.
The 20th Bhavishya Jyoti Scholarship for GNIIT offers merit based scholarships on NIIT's flagship program-GNIIT, amongst others.
Haiti needs to rebuild its educated class, the anchor of every stable economy and society," said Conor Bohan, who runs a programme that provides merit based scholarships for disadvantage Haitian secondary school graduates.