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ERIC Number: EJ619981
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2001
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ISSN: ISSN-0009-5982
Questioning the Merit of Merit Scholarships.
Selingo, Jeffrey
Chronicle of Higher Education, v47 n19 pA20-22 Jan 2001
Describes how delivering on the promises of broad-based merit scholarships has been neither easy nor cheap. Problems with such programs, which offer scholarship money to in-state students who meet modest academic requirements, include skyrocketing costs, intense popularity with the public which makes change difficult, legal challenges, and many students' mediocre performance once enrolled. (EV)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive; Reports - Evaluative
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Language: English
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