Crazy Question: Is it possible to get a merit/need stipend?

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ArghItsBlarg
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Crazy Question: Is it possible to get a merit/need stipend?

Postby ArghItsBlarg » Tue Dec 07, 2010 5:33 pm

Chicago-Kent offers an honors scholarship program which is a full ride +$10k/year stipend, however the stipend isn't available for part time students (i.e. me). Books and a new laptop are expensive. Does anyone know of a successful appeal to any school, either via merit or need, for a stipend to cover books/fees? Obviously $10k would be lovely, but even something like $500-$1,000 would be incredibly useful.

I'm looking at T2 schools specifically, but any experiences would be nice to hear about.

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Re: Crazy Question: Is it possible to get a merit/need stipend?

Postby im_blue » Tue Dec 07, 2010 5:50 pm

It sounds like PT students aren't eligible for aid, which is the tradeoff for lowered admissions standards.

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Re: Crazy Question: Is it possible to get a merit/need stipend?

Postby ArghItsBlarg » Tue Dec 07, 2010 6:06 pm

PT students are still eligible for the scholarship aspect, just not the additional stipend. It's my (admittedly faint) hope that, given that my stats exceed their regular admissions standards, I might be able to finagle some sort of stipend out of them regardless.




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