Yes, actually some students do get
Grants, scholarships, or money from the government.
Every semester, the student must reapply for the grants and/or
Also, some state also provide scholarship which can be applied
The grant is usually only given once a semester
and may only cover tution. It is not a weekly allowance, but a
once per semester payment. Yes, most students
don't qualify and can only get a student loan.
I know it is less than it used to be in the US.
But poor students who qualify can get Pell Grants
which they don't have to pay back.