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Applying for Scholarships at Your College

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What does FAFSA stand for?

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1. Why are scholarships referred to as 'gift aid?'

2. What are academic scholarships?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

If you're a prospective college student, it is absolutely crucial for you to know as much as you can about scholarships, lest you pay more money than you need to for school. This quiz is about a number of different facets of scholarships.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This quiz assess your understanding of the following information about scholarships:

  • The definition of FAFSA
  • Why scholarships are considered gift aid
  • Definition of academic scholarships
  • The acronym STEM
  • What to do when applying for scholarships

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - understand the accompanying lesson on scholarships
  • Information recall - access what you have learned about the various types of scholarships
  • Knowledge application - use the aforementioned information about scholarships to answer questions about actions you should take for success

Additional Learning

It would be wise to learn more about scholarships. We recommend the lesson Applying for Scholarships at Your College, in which you will learn:

  • The definition of scholarship
  • How to find gift aid
  • Types of scholarships and departments with an award history
  • When to seek out scholarships
  • Tips for applying
  • What to avoid when looking for scholarships
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