You Got a College Scholarship. Now Make Sure It Doesn’t Reduce Your Financial Aid.

"For many college students, receipt of a private scholarship is reason to rejoice. But the rejoicing may be unexpectedly short-lived," The Wall Street Journal reports.

..."From a college’s perspective, the issue is complicated because there are federal rules about over-awarding aid, and schools often have to make adjustments to students’ aid packages to stick within the parameters, says Erin Powers, a spokeswoman for the National Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators."

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Publication Date: 7/1/2021

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