- HIGH COST OF EDUCATION: WHAT IS THE BEST APPROACH? MERIT-BASED OR NEED-BASED SCHOLARSHIP AWARD
The increasing cost of funding education particularly through the higher educational level has become a thing of worry to most families especially to the developing economies. In the midst of this dilemma lies the scholarship award assessment which has become mainly on merit based yardstick among institutions of higher education across the globe.
The question mostly unanswered is whether scholarship award should be on a merit based or need based? Considering that students from most developing economies are highly disadvantaged in terms of the best of educational training programmes comparably with their developed counterparts.
What do you think?