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14th Apr '17 6:37:21 PM MagBas
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* Literature/{{Greyfriars}} has Mark Linley, a Lancashire lad who worked in a factory, and Tom Redwing, a (temporarily) orphaned fisherman's boy. Both have strong GaryStu overtones and both were very popular with readers.

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* Literature/{{Greyfriars}} has Mark Linley, a Lancashire lad who worked in a factory, and Tom Redwing, a (temporarily) orphaned fisherman's boy. Both have strong GaryStu overtones and both were very popular with readers.
13th Apr '17 4:54:12 PM eroock
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* A subversion in ''Film/TheSlumsOfBeverlyHills''. While the schools in the 90210 area code seem to be public, the protagonist's father keeps moving around within the district so his kids can attend what he considers to be "better" schools than the ones in poorer areas.

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* A subversion in ''Film/TheSlumsOfBeverlyHills''.''Film/SlumsOfBeverlyHills''. While the schools in the 90210 area code seem to be public, the protagonist's father keeps moving around within the district so his kids can attend what he considers to be "better" schools than the ones in poorer areas.
13th Jan '17 7:22:23 PM GlitteringFlowers
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* Jan Di from ''Series/BoysBeforeFlowers'', just like the "original" Tsukushi Makino. In a subversion it's not just for her booksmarts, but because [[InterruptedSuicide she saved a Shinhwa High student from commiting suicide]].
28th Sep '16 8:37:58 AM roldarryl
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* Wendell from ''Series/{{Bones}}'' was an intern who was able to attend because of a scholarship. How the other interns are paying for their education is never addressed, but one episode focused on Wendell being in danger of losing his scholarship because there wasn't enough money anymore. [[spoiler: At the end of the episode, an anonymous donation (heavily implied to be Brennan and/or Hodgins) saved the scholarship program and Wendell returgned to being a reoccurring character.]]

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* Wendell from ''Series/{{Bones}}'' was an intern who was able to attend because of a scholarship. How the other interns are paying for their education is never addressed, but one episode focused on Wendell being in danger of losing his scholarship because there wasn't enough money anymore. [[spoiler: At the end of the episode, an anonymous donation (heavily implied to be Brennan and/or Hodgins) saved the scholarship program and Wendell returgned returned to being a reoccurring character.]]


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** Rory herself is also this, with her Chilton and Yale tuition paid by her wealthy and blue-blooded grandparents.
28th Sep '16 12:51:03 AM CaptainNevada
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* In Only Time Will Tell (the first book of the Clifton Chronicles, by Jeffrey Archer), both Harry Clifton and Deakins are on scholarships. Harry is on a choir one due to his voice; Deakins is on an academic one. Both endure some torment by the prefect, and Sir Hugo Barrington, father of their classmate (and one of the main characters) Giles Barrington actively tries to get Harry removed from the school. Giles himself has is friendly to both, and when Harry becomes a prefect he puts a stop to the harassment of a younger scholarship boy.
22nd Sep '16 9:01:03 PM nombretomado
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* While not on scholarship due to West Beverly being a public school, but Brandon and Brenda Walsh during the first season or two of ''BeverlyHills90210'' qualify as the middle class students in a rich school. And Andrea takes the bus from another district.

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* While not on scholarship due to West Beverly being a public school, but Brandon and Brenda Walsh during the first season or two of ''BeverlyHills90210'' ''Series/BeverlyHills90210'' qualify as the middle class students in a rich school. And Andrea takes the bus from another district.
18th Sep '16 7:03:59 PM DougDevilsMutt
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* Secretariat, the [[PosthumousCharacter Posthumous]] LegacyCharacter of ''WesternAnimation/BojackHorseman'', is revealed to have been one in his youth. His legendary race loss with "Giant Hearted" Sham affected him as much as it did because it meant he was going to lose his scholarship.

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* Secretariat, the [[PosthumousCharacter Posthumous]] LegacyCharacter of ''WesternAnimation/BojackHorseman'', is was revealed in season 2 to have been one in his youth. His legendary race loss with "Giant Hearted" Sham affected him as much as it did because it meant he was going to lose his scholarship.
18th Sep '16 7:02:59 PM DougDevilsMutt
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* Secretariat, the [[PosthumousCharacter Posthumous]] LegacyCharacter of ''WesternAnimation/BojackHorseman'', is revealed to have been one in his youth. His legendary race loss with "Giant Hearted" Sham affected him as much as it did because it meant he was going to lose his scholarship.
15th Jul '16 2:05:54 PM Willbyr
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* Mai Tokiha and her brother Takumi get into Fuuka Gakuen through a scholarship in ''MaiHiME''. [[spoiler: Which happens to ber a part of Mashiro's BatmanGambit to bring her to the school and reunite her with the other [=HiME=]s. Natsuki tries to scare her off at the beginning, but it doesn't work.]]
* Halfway through the manga version of ''NaruTaru'', Shiina Tamai gets into a ''very'' prestigious and exclusive all-girls' middle school through a scholarship. Funnily enough, she was formerly BookDumb.
** Subverted in the case of [[spoiler: Satomi]], who ''tried'' to get the same scholarship before her but didn't make it so she had to get in through normal ways.

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* Mai Tokiha and her brother Takumi get into Fuuka Gakuen through a scholarship in ''MaiHiME''.''Anime/MaiHime''. [[spoiler: Which happens to ber a part of Mashiro's BatmanGambit to bring her to the school and reunite her with the other [=HiME=]s. Natsuki tries to scare her off at the beginning, but it doesn't work.]]
* Halfway through the manga version of ''NaruTaru'', ''Manga/NaruTaru'', Shiina Tamai gets into a ''very'' prestigious and exclusive all-girls' middle school through a scholarship. Funnily enough, she was formerly BookDumb.
** Subverted in the case of [[spoiler: Satomi]], [[spoiler:Satomi]], who ''tried'' to get the same scholarship before her but didn't make it so she had to get in through normal ways.
16th Jun '16 11:20:14 PM Morgenthaler
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* ''UltimateBookOfSpells'': Verne was turned into one so his parents wouldn't need to be told about the magical world.

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* ''UltimateBookOfSpells'': ''WesternAnimation/UltimateBookOfSpells'': Verne was turned into one so his parents wouldn't need to be told about the magical world.
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