What to do if I was awarded a scholarship but was only paid half of it?

I fulfilled the requirements of the scholarship but was not given paperwork or a reason why the balance was not paid. Can I sue the college for breach of contract for not fulfilling this scholarship obligation?

Asked on October 10, 2013 under Business Law, New York

Answers:

Anne Brady / Law Office of Anne Brady

Answered 7 years ago | Contributor

You may be able to successfully sue the college for breach of contract, depending on what the documents stating the requirements of the scholarship say.  You may have met the academic requirements but failed to submit a form you needed to submit.  You need to have an attorney review your documents to determine whether you have a good breach of contract claim.  Make an appointment with an attorney in your area to get your documents reviewed.


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