When are scholarships offered?

Discuss various money matters here. Loans (federal and private), scholarships, lottery winnings, or other school finance related information and queries.
Posts: 5
Joined: Tue Sep 21, 2010 10:18 am

When are scholarships offered?

Postby Striven46 » Wed Jan 26, 2011 1:59 pm

So after a few forum searches I failed to find much information on when scholarships are offered--does this generally occur at the time you're offered admission, or later? If later, roughly when can I expect to know?


User avatar
Posts: 104
Joined: Mon Mar 29, 2010 10:20 am

Re: When are scholarships offered?

Postby legal_eagle » Wed Jan 26, 2011 2:04 pm

Tagged because i was looking for this info too.

User avatar
Posts: 2766
Joined: Tue Jun 29, 2010 9:35 pm

Re: When are scholarships offered?

Postby beachbum » Wed Jan 26, 2011 2:06 pm

Depends on the school. Some send scholarships with admission, some a week or two later, and some make you wait a couple months.

User avatar
Posts: 591
Joined: Sun Sep 19, 2010 7:58 pm

Re: When are scholarships offered?

Postby NorCalBruin » Wed Jan 26, 2011 8:03 pm

Beachbum is right.

It depends on the school. I would say over half inform you of a scholarship with your admittance letter. Then the rest make you wait. Some schools (*cough* cornell *end cough*) make you wait late into March.

Return to “Financial Aid”

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 4 guests