October 1, 2019

Strategic, Need-Based Scholarships: What are they and why do they matter?

Alyse Bratten

I’ve heard the term "need-based" tossed back and forth among scholarship administrators over the years and I’ve heard many definitions and versions. I believe these look different in every community, depending on your community's needs. Below, I’ll outline what I’ve learned over the years and some of the variations I’ve heard throughout the country.