George Harvey Collegiate - Scholarship Information

By: George Harvey Collegiate  09-12-2011
Keywords: Scholarship

Admission award: Scholarship or award given to a student entering his/her first year at a post-secondary institution. Also called an entrance award.

Award: Books, plaques, subscriptions or money given in recognition of outstanding achievement. A monetary award is usually called a scholarship or bursary.

Bursary: Non-repayable grant of money awarded primarily based on financial need, with marks also considered. Must demonstrate need.

Entrance award/scholarship: See admission award.

Fellowship: Monetary prize usually given to students doing a graduate degree, with academic average as a criteria. Graduate award: For students pursuing Master's or Doctorate degrees, often with a research component.

Grant: Non-repayable sum of money usually based on financial need with marks a factor.

In-course award/scholarship: For students enrolled in post-secondary studies beyond first-year level.

Loan: Financial assistance that must be repaid.

Prize: Usually a cash prize or trophy for top students.

Scholarship: Non-repayable sum of money to help finance higher education, mostly based on academic or athletic merit, rarely on financial need.

Undergraduate award/scholarship: Given to a student doing their first degree at a post-secondary institution.

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