Financial aid that is based on some type of merit (e.g., academic achievement, athletic achievement, fine arts ability), rather than on financial need.
Financial aid granted based on merit (i.e., talents or accomplishments) rather than financial need.
Financial aid, including scholarships, which are awarded based on the merit of the applicant (i.e. academic, special talent, competition), excluding athletic aid. The financial need of the applicant may or may not be taken into consideration.
Financial aid, including scholarships, that is awarded based on a candidate's merit (i.e., academic, special talent, competition) excluding athletic aid. May or may not take into consideration financial need of the candidate.
This kind of financial aid is given to students who meet requirements not related to financial needs. Most merit-based aid is awarded on the basis of academic performance or potential and is given in the form of scholarships or grants.
Scholarships given based on a student's achievement in academics, activities or community involvement.
Financial aid awarded based on the talent (academic or otherwise) of the student. Merit-based aid can be awarded for athletics, art, music, academics, community service, leadership, and many other factors. The factors considered vary among colleges and scholarship providers.
Financial aid that is merit-based depends on your academic, artistic, or athletic merit or some other criteria, and does not depend on the existence of financial need. Merit-based awards use your grades, test scores, hobbies, and special talents to determine your eligibility for scholarships.