Scholarship offers for UVA ED applicants?

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Scholarship offers for UVA ED applicants?

Postby ArchRoark » Thu Sep 16, 2010 2:31 am

Just wondering if anyone last cycle applied ED at UVA and still got offered scholarship money.

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Re: Scholarship offers for UVA ED applicants?

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Re: Scholarship offers for UVA ED applicants?

Postby ArchRoark » Thu Sep 16, 2010 2:54 am



Yah I just did a similar search. However, I wonder if they just did not be update their info. From my understanding UVA doesn't disperse the majority of it's scholarships till spring.

From the TLS profile on the school

If you fall into this category and are worried about obtaining scholarship money, have no fear. Applying ED does not affect an applicant’s merit scholarship prospects. In fact, Trujillo states:

Trujillo wrote:I treat the ED applicants the same as if they applied regular decision. If I did not, word would spread pretty quickly and I’d expect far fewer ED applicants the following year. Some who apply ED and receive scholarship assistance are quite shocked. For example, I gave $20,000+ scholarships to two ED applicants and they were quite surprised.


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Re: Scholarship offers for UVA ED applicants?

Postby bk1 » Thu Sep 16, 2010 2:59 am

I honestly wouldn't count on it.

I think schools have an incentive to appear like they don't treat ED applicants differently whether it be in regards to numbers or scholarship money, but the fact of the matter is that they are more forgiving with numbers and are unlikely to give any money due to the binding nature of the contract.

Could you get money? Sure and at some schools it is more likely than others, but ED will likely hurt your chances of a scholarship no matter what.

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Re: Scholarship offers for UVA ED applicants?

Postby Kretzy » Thu Sep 16, 2010 3:50 am

Much more likely for 168/3.85+ in-state folks who want to lock-down their best option in Virginia than for the random hodgepodge of splitters that seem to be applying to UVA nowadays.

Anyone with a 170/3.75 and over (or the general equivalent) is in the running for scholarships. Some 170/3.9s last year seemed to net about $75,000, with higher LSAT scores getting upwards of $90,000.

General rule: if you need to ED to even have a solid chance at admission, you won't get a scholarship.

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Re: Scholarship offers for UVA ED applicants?

Postby ArchRoark » Thu Sep 16, 2010 11:28 pm

Kretzy wrote:Much more likely for 168/3.85+ in-state folks who want to lock-down their best option in Virginia than for the random hodgepodge of splitters that seem to be applying to UVA nowadays.

Anyone with a 170/3.75 and over (or the general equivalent) is in the running for scholarships. Some 170/3.9s last year seemed to net about $75,000, with higher LSAT scores getting upwards of $90,000.

General rule: if you need to ED to even have a solid chance at admission, you won't get a scholarship.


Well LSP puts me at "strong consider." However, being a sub3/175+ urm splitter, I do not know how much weight I should put into it. There are so few data points on LSN to compare myself to. However these gave me hope:

http://lawschoolnumbers.com/slightlystoopid
http://lawschoolnumbers.com/snowctu7
http://lawschoolnumbers.com/Dansthe3rd
http://lawschoolnumbers.com/sting

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Re: Scholarship offers for UVA ED applicants?

Postby 5ky » Thu Sep 16, 2010 11:30 pm

I am aware of multiple people who received scholarship money after being accepted ED.




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