If you accept scholly money are you bound to the school?

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If you accept scholly money are you bound to the school?

Postby trayball23 » Tue Mar 22, 2011 5:38 pm

If you send in your money then accept a scholarship are you now bound to this decision? I am on the WL for a number of schools so I am wondering if I accept a scholarship from a lower ranked school before the April 1st Deadline ( most schools are Aprl 1 or 15th) then get the call from a WL school can I switch my choice? Is Scholly money legally binding?

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Re: If you accept scholly money are you bound to the school?

Postby fatduck » Tue Mar 22, 2011 5:39 pm

trayball23 wrote:If you send in your money then accept a scholarship are you now bound to this decision? I am on the WL for a number of schools so I am wondering if I accept a scholarship from a lower ranked school before the April 1st Deadline ( most schools are Aprl 1 or 15th) then get the call from a WL school can I switch my choice? Is Scholly money legally binding?

ask your school.

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Re: If you accept scholly money are you bound to the school?

Postby bk1 » Tue Mar 22, 2011 5:40 pm

fatduck wrote:
trayball23 wrote:If you send in your money then accept a scholarship are you now bound to this decision? I am on the WL for a number of schools so I am wondering if I accept a scholarship from a lower ranked school before the April 1st Deadline ( most schools are Aprl 1 or 15th) then get the call from a WL school can I switch my choice? Is Scholly money legally binding?

ask your school.


It can't be that easy!

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Re: If you accept scholly money are you bound to the school?

Postby trayball23 » Tue Mar 22, 2011 5:55 pm

I really need an answer on this if anyone can help out

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Re: If you accept scholly money are you bound to the school?

Postby bk1 » Tue Mar 22, 2011 5:56 pm

trayball23 wrote:I really need an answer on this if anyone can help out


Why don't you just call the school?

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Re: If you accept scholly money are you bound to the school?

Postby trayball23 » Tue Mar 22, 2011 5:59 pm

Because I dont know where I am going and there are like 10 schools I would have to call

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Re: If you accept scholly money are you bound to the school?

Postby bk1 » Tue Mar 22, 2011 6:01 pm

trayball23 wrote:Because I dont know where I am going and there are like 10 schools I would have to call


Are they asking you to put a deposit down for scholarship money or just fill out a scholarship application? Nowhere have I heard that scholarship money is binding but if you really are worried about it you should really call the schools (it won't take that long, even for 10).

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Re: If you accept scholly money are you bound to the school?

Postby YankeesFan » Tue Mar 22, 2011 6:06 pm

No it doesnt bind you. If you can afford to put down 10 seat deposits than by all means go ahead. However, the second seat deposit is generally considered a comittement and if you put down multiple first deposits you will get calls in June from various law schools asking which one you will be attending.

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Re: If you accept scholly money are you bound to the school?

Postby trayball23 » Tue Mar 22, 2011 6:11 pm

No I will be sending in at most 2 seat deposits but I wam wondering if after I send these in and accept schooly money from a school.. bc you have to accept the scholly separate from admission... If I then get accepted off a WL am I free to go to it..

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Re: If you accept scholly money are you bound to the school?

Postby Magnolia » Tue Mar 22, 2011 6:59 pm

It depends on the school. IIRC, there are a couple of schools which require you to withdraw from everywhere when you submit a seat deposit/accept a scholarship. So calling the schools really is TCR.

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Re: If you accept scholly money are you bound to the school?

Postby gbpackerbacker » Tue Mar 22, 2011 7:01 pm

Do I get to keep the scholarship offers from all the schools that I will not attend?

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Re: If you accept scholly money are you bound to the school?

Postby TheFactor » Wed Mar 23, 2011 1:53 am

gbpackerbacker wrote:Do I get to keep the scholarship offers from all the schools that I will not attend?

Yes. But you will need to contact each school to let them know if you'd rather receive the funds all at once or in monthly installments.

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Re: If you accept scholly money are you bound to the school?

Postby gothamm » Wed Mar 23, 2011 5:04 am

gbpackerbacker wrote:Do I get to keep the scholarship offers from all the schools that I will not attend?


yep. i applied to all the TTT/TTTT

money in the bank.

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Re: If you accept scholly money are you bound to the school?

Postby TheFactor » Wed Mar 23, 2011 4:31 pm

gothamm wrote:
gbpackerbacker wrote:Do I get to keep the scholarship offers from all the schools that I will not attend?


yep. i applied to all the TTT/TTTT

money in the bank.

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