financial aid

Definitions of financial aid
  1. noun
    money to support a worthy person or cause
    synonyms: aid, economic aid
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    public assistance, social welfare, welfare
    governmental provision of economic assistance to persons in need
    philanthropic gift, philanthropy
    voluntary promotion of human welfare
    scholarship
    financial aid provided to a student on the basis of academic merit
    fellowship
    money granted (by a university or foundation or other agency) for advanced study or research
    foreign aid
    aid (such as economic or military assistance) provided to one nation by another
    grant
    any monetary aid
    grant-in-aid
    a grant to a person or school for some educational project
    traineeship
    financial aid that enables you to get trained for a specified job
    bailout
    a grant of money to rescue a person, company, or institution from financial distress
    social insurance
    government provision for unemployed, injured, or aged people; financed by contributions from employers and employees as well as by government revenue
    relief
    aid for the aged or indigent or handicapped
    dole, pogey, pogy
    money received from the state
    subsidy
    a grant paid by a government to an enterprise that benefits the public
    grant-in-aid
    a grant to a person or school for some educational project
    post doc, postdoc, postdoctoral
    a grant that funds postdoctoral study or research
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    gift
    something acquired without compensation
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