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    past award year !!!

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    More than $37 million in the college grants and scholarships for qualified students provided in the past award year.

    what is the meaning of award here. prize or financial aid.

    why is it written like this !!!

    shouldn't it be : last year award

    Can someone explain it to me please.

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    Re: past award year !!!

    Quote Originally Posted by nora2000 View Post
    the context :

    "More than $37 million in the college grants and scholarships for qualified students provided in the past award year."

    What is the meaning of "award" here. prize or financial aid.

    why is it written like this !!!

    shouldn't it be : last year award

    Can someone explain it to me please.

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    The "award year" is the period over which they consider someone for the award (the grant or scholarship). The award year might go from 30 March of one year to 29 March the next.
    This is similar to "financial year". The last financial year in Australia went from 1 July, 2010, to 30 June, 2011.


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    Re: past award year !!!

    thank you.

    but is there a difference between : award year and year award

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    Re: past award year !!!

    Quote Originally Posted by nora2000 View Post
    thank you.

    but is there a difference between : award year and year award
    Yes. In the first "year" is the noun and "award" is an adjective. In the second "award" is the noun and "year" is the adjective.

    I understand what the "award year" means in this context. It is the period of time over which awards are given.

    I do not think "year award" is a proper expression. "Annual award" or "yearly award" would be the way to talk about an award given once per year, or to be used over a year.

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    Re: past award year !!!

    Thanks dear. This explains everything.

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