How will receipt of an outside scholarship affect my financial aid offer?
Congratulations, you won the “Born on a Day Ending in Y” scholarship! All your hard work of searching, completing applications and writing essays has paid off in an outside scholarship award.
What is an outside scholarship?
Outside Scholarships—or awards from corporations, charitable and civic organizations, whether local or national—can be a great way to help pay for college. However they do need to be factored in to your overall financial aid award.