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Should Athletic Scholarships Be Given to Students who Can Pay the Full Amount?

June 1, 2012

Paying for college is an overwhelming concern for many families.  Most hope to put together a combination of financial aid and scholarships to make a college education affordable for their child. Should high school student athletes whose families have more than enough money to pay for college be given a full athletic scholarship when schools are facing budget cuts every year?  Justin Combs, son of entertainer Sean Diddy Combs, feels he is justified to receive the scholarships because he worked hard for it.  What are your thoughts?

http://www.insidehighered.com/quicktakes/2012/06/01/debate-over-athletic-scholarship-wealthy-student