Which schools don't have scholarship stipulations?

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Paraflam
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Which schools don't have scholarship stipulations?

Postby Paraflam » Tue Jun 14, 2011 12:48 pm

Couldn't find a thread dedicated to this, does anyone have a list of schools which don't require scholarship recipients to be in the top 25%/15%/whatever to keep it? Or do they decide on an individual basis whether to attach stipulations to an applicant's scholarship?

EDIT: For anyone else interested, here is the list produced from responses (counted "good academic standing" as no stip because that sounds like just "don't fail out"):

No stipulations:
All of the T14
USC
Illinois
BU
Emory
University of Washington
Maryland
Fordham
SMU
Notre Dame

Stipulations:
Iowa (Top 1/3)
UMN (2.5)
UCLA (2.5)

UMich Darrow (2.0)
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Re: Which schools don't have scholarship stipulations?

Postby Moxie » Tue Jun 14, 2011 12:50 pm

It depends on the school/individual applicant, and sometimes the stipulations can be negotiated off of the scholarships.

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Re: Which schools don't have scholarship stipulations?

Postby acrossthelake » Tue Jun 14, 2011 12:51 pm

I don't think any of the T14 have stipulations.

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Re: Which schools don't have scholarship stipulations?

Postby glitter178 » Tue Jun 14, 2011 12:55 pm

USC

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Re: Which schools don't have scholarship stipulations?

Postby bk1 » Tue Jun 14, 2011 1:03 pm

As noted above, it depends on the school.

In my experience of reading on TLS, it seems like the T14, most strong regionals, and most state schools do not. After that it tends to be random with who has stips and who does not but they tend to be quite common for T2/T3/T4. Also, it is random who will negotiate stips off and who won't. Some schools are very hardline about it and some are very lax about it.

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Re: Which schools don't have scholarship stipulations?

Postby bjsesq » Tue Jun 14, 2011 1:06 pm

bk1 wrote:As noted above, it depends on the school.

In my experience of reading on TLS, it seems like the T14, most strong regionals, and most state schools do not. After that it tends to be random with who has stips and who does not but they tend to be quite common for T2/T3/T4. Also, it is random who will negotiate stips off and who won't. Some schools are very hardline about it and some are very lax about it.


It is random. For instance: Iowa=cheap fucks. Top 1/3 stip. Refused to budge.

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Re: Which schools don't have scholarship stipulations?

Postby Trequartista » Tue Jun 14, 2011 1:14 pm

I thought Cornell had stipulations?

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Re: Which schools don't have scholarship stipulations?

Postby Kilpatrick » Tue Jun 14, 2011 1:19 pm

Illinois doesn't

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Re: Which schools don't have scholarship stipulations?

Postby forty-two » Tue Jun 14, 2011 1:25 pm

Emory doesn't, you just have to stay in good academic standing.

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Re: Which schools don't have scholarship stipulations?

Postby geoduck » Tue Jun 14, 2011 1:26 pm

University of Washington has no stipulations. Also, nearly no scholarships.

UMN has stipulations, but it's a 2.5 stip at a school where the bottom 25% is a 3.0. Basically, you have to be the worst student in the class to lose your scholarship.

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Re: Which schools don't have scholarship stipulations?

Postby yngblkgifted » Tue Jun 14, 2011 1:26 pm

UVa/ Berkeley don't. Like a previous poster has said, I don't think any of the T14 do.

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Re: Which schools don't have scholarship stipulations?

Postby clone22 » Tue Jun 14, 2011 1:30 pm

Trequartista wrote:I thought Cornell had stipulations?

nope. Just a "moral obligation" to pay back need based grants in case situation changes drastically. lol

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Re: Which schools don't have scholarship stipulations?

Postby Paraflam » Tue Jun 14, 2011 1:37 pm

Anyone know about UCLA by any chance? I didn't find anyone with a stip on LSN but they might not have added that detail. Thanks everyone for the info.

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Re: Which schools don't have scholarship stipulations?

Postby ElvisAaron » Tue Jun 14, 2011 1:51 pm

no strings at BU.

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Re: Which schools don't have scholarship stipulations?

Postby ach24 » Wed Jun 15, 2011 11:32 am

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Re: Which schools don't have scholarship stipulations?

Postby NYC Law » Wed Jun 15, 2011 11:33 am

Fordham doesn't

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Re: Which schools don't have scholarship stipulations?

Postby kalvano » Wed Jun 15, 2011 6:09 pm

SMU only requires "in good standing", which means "just don't piss us off."

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Re: Which schools don't have scholarship stipulations?

Postby lzyovrachievr » Thu Jun 16, 2011 1:20 am

acrossthelake wrote:I don't think any of the T14 have stipulations.

Some T14 named scholarships have stipulations. The Michigan Darrow requires a 2.0, so basically don't fail out. The NYU has a few requirements as well as a 3.0. I wouldn't be surprised if others had nominal requirements such as these.

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Re: Which schools don't have scholarship stipulations?

Postby paulinaporizkova » Thu Jun 16, 2011 2:40 am

UMN is 2.5, which is pretty goddamn low

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Re: Which schools don't have scholarship stipulations?

Postby NZA » Thu Jun 16, 2011 3:00 am

Mich has one of a 2.0. But as Dean Z says...:

Dean Z wrote: If Michigan Law gives you a merit scholarship, you keep it so long as you have a full courseload and maintain a 2.0 GPA. If you don’t maintain that GPA, you have a larger problem than keeping your scholarship: you are on academic probation. Now, I think saying it’s incredibly rare for someone to get below a 2.0 at this law school in any given semester is a fair characterization—and in any event, in my ten years in this position, we have never had someone lose his or her scholarship because of low grades. I’m not even sure what we’d do if the issue arose. Maybe the person who lost the scholarship would get it back if the grades got back above a 2.0; I literally have no idea, because it is wholly uncharted territory.

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Re: Which schools don't have scholarship stipulations?

Postby bhan87 » Thu Jun 16, 2011 3:07 am

Paraflam wrote:Anyone know about UCLA by any chance? I didn't find anyone with a stip on LSN but they might not have added that detail. Thanks everyone for the info.


A 2.5 GPA stipulation I think, which really means everyone gets to keep their scholarship money.

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Re: Which schools don't have scholarship stipulations?

Postby brocklanders12 » Thu Jun 16, 2011 12:38 pm

Notre Dame has good academic standing, which is basically don't fail everything.




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