grant-in-aid grant-in-aid

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a grant from a central government to a local government
  2. (n) a grant to a person or school for some educational project

Usage(s):

  1. Of 78 federal grant-in-aid programs that Manion himself believes should be studied, work has started on only three.
  2. Bidding for grid fame instead, young Cobb, a halfback, has signed for a football grant-in-aid at Georgia Tech.

News

  1. Mustang grad transferring to UCLA

    LOS ANGELES — The UCLA men’s basketball program has received a signed grant-in-aid from Wanaah Bail, a 6-foot-9 forward and Lamar Consolidated graduate from Houston as announced by head coach Steve Alford.
    on June 10, 2013     Source: Fort Bend Herald

  2. Utah State adds former Vols DB

    Closing in on a month after saying he would be transferring to Utah State, former Tennessee cornerback Daniel Gray has signed his grant-in-aid with the Aggies. Utah State made the announcement on Friday. Gray must sit out the 2013 season per NCAA transfer rules and will have three years of college eligibility remaining beginning in 2014.…
    on June 9, 2013     Source: NBC Sports: CollegeFootballTalk

  3. USU football: Aggies sign Tennessee transfer Daniel Gray

    Utah State head football coach Matt Wells announced Friday that former Tennessee cornerback Daniel Gray signed a grant-in-aid...
    on June 8, 2013     Source: Deseret News

Quotes

  • Dame Liz Forgan, chair of Arts Council England, said: "We will do our utmost to minimise the impact on the frontline but we cannot guarantee that there will be no effect. Only £23m (5%) of our overall grant-in-aid budget goes on running costs so...
    on May 24, 2010 By: Liz Forgan Source: The Guardian

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