Education Received Scholarship
Scholarship Income

A scholarship is tax free only if:

  • You are a candidate for a degree at an eligible educational institution, and
  • You use the scholarship to pay qualified educational expenses


Qualified Education Expenses

For purposes of tax-free scholarships, the income must be used for these qualified education expenses:

  • Tuition and fees required to enroll at or attend an eligible educational institution
  • Course-related expenses, such as fees, books, supplies and equipment that are required for the courses at the eligible educational institution


These items must be required of all students in your course of instruction.