The majority of available scholarships are grouped into four categories. Scholarships grouped according to purpose include those awarded for financial need, for graduate study, for public service and for other purposes. Scholarships grouped according to year in school include those awarded to freshmen, sophomores and so on, respectively. Scholarships grouped according to subject area include those awarded for study in particular academic areas such as education, law, the arts and others.
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