Financial assistance

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Financial assistance or financial aid can refer to:

  • Financial assistance (share purchase), assistance given by a company for the purchase of its shares or those of its holding companies
  • Funding of science, the provision of financing for scientific research projects
  • Welfare, financial aid by (primarily) governmental institutions or charitable organizations to individuals in need
  • Subsidy
  • Student financial aid in the United States, funding intended to help students pay educational expenses
  • Bailout, financial support to a company or country which faces serious financial difficulty
  • Bursary, a monetary award made by an institution to individuals or groups of people who cannot afford to pay full fees