WHAT IS THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN A SCHOLARSHIP AND A FELLOWSHIP?

WHAT IS A MERIT SCHOLARSHIP OR FELLOWSHIP?

  • A scholarship (or grant) is a gift of academic financial support and does not need to be repaid by the recipient.
  • Merit-based scholarships and fellowships are based on your future potential as demonstrated by your past achievements.

WHAT IS THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN A SCHOLARSHIP AND A FELLOWSHIP?

  • The terms “scholarship” and “fellowship” are often used interchangeably to describe a grant or another type of funding for academic achievement.
  • More often than scholarship awards, fellowship grants will include an internship or other service commitment, often for a period of one or more years.

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