It is possible to receive financial aid without having to repay it in the form of scholarships, fellowships, and grants.
The sources are:
The academic department or professional school.
The award recipient may receive a monthly stipend from some departments in lieu of a scholarship.
Some private foundations aid international students and support their studies with scholarships.
Some corporations provide fellowships or tuition fee reimbursements to students based on their merit.
Assistantships such as graduate assistantship, teaching or laboratory assistant ship, assistant lecturers, research assistants are awarded by academic departments on the basis of scholastic accomplishments.