Financial Need

Financial Need

The difference between the cost of an educational program and what the student can afford to pay. One's financial need may qualify one for grants, scholarships, or low-interest loans. Otherwise, the student must borrow or save. See also: Expected family contribution.
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This will help ensure that top graduate students with financial need get the opportunity to pursue a graduate education they deserve and will help our country stay competitive in today's global economy.
Provisions are being gathered for the Hambleton Foodshare project, which supplies parcels to people in temporary financial need.
5 or above, plan to transfer to a four-year college or university to begin studies in the coming fall, and demonstrate unmet financial need.
A BIRMINGHAM indie band has launched a charity record in support of a Redditch-based charity helping nurses in financial need.
The same people were surveyed 10 weeks later and the researchers randomly assigned half to read a justification for the paywall based on financial need and half to read a justification for the paywall based on profit motive, and found that most readers did not pay for content, the study noted.
Knepfle reflects, "One thing I have noticed about others in my profession is that we are willing to share good ideas, especially ideas which provide college opportunities to students with financial need.
com Deadline: 07/01/2006; Number awarded: 4 Requirements: NY, NJ, PA resident, financial need.
Quaid explains that reform of the welfare state in Canada transformed a system based strictly on financial need to one that is conditional on the performance of some voluntary or mandatory work-related activity, a philosophy shared by the United States.
Medicaid is a State health assistance program for people based on financial need.
One thing led to another, and soon the employees of the Thousand Oaks company were offering their own scholarships to students in the county with financial need, said Madeline Hess, scholarship organizer and assistant to the company president.
How much aid students receive from each of these programs depends on their Level of financial need, on the amount of other aid they receive, and on the availability of funds at their institution.
Financial need will be defined according to federal guidelines or by the college/university's Office of Scholarship and Financial Aid.

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