Merit Scholarship Stipulation Compilation

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Merit Scholarship Stipulation Compilation

Postby Nova » Thu Jul 12, 2012 7:19 pm

If you see anything disputable, feel free to bring it up.

top 50% or worse stips in RED
top 51-66% stips in orange

T14: good academic standing
15. UCLA: 2.5-3.3 (median is ~3.2)
16. Texas: good academic standing
16. Vanderbilt: good academic standing
18: USC: good academic standing
19. Minnesota: 2.5; almost never lost
20. Washington: good academic standing
20. George Washington: good academic statding
22. Notre Dame: good academic standing
23. WUSTL: good academic standing
24. Emory: good academic standing
24. Washington & Lee: 3.0; 3.25 for full, top 70% for reduced (B+ curve)
26. Boston: good academic standing
26. Arizona State: good academic standing
29. Boston College: good academic standing
29. Davis: good academic standing
29. Fordham : good academic standing; $30k max in 2011/2012 cycle ($35k max in 2010/2011 cycle)
29. Alabama: top 40% ; many admittees negotiated down to 50%, some negotiated down to 3.0 (median ~3.3). Scholly isnt eliminated, just reduce to like $10k if you miss the cutoff.
29. Iowa: top 33%; about 75% retain
34. Georgia: good academic standing
35. Illinois: good academic standing
35. Wisconsin: good academic standing
35. William & Mary: 3.0; 8-10 hr/wk grad fellowship
39. Ohio State: 2.0
39. Maryland: good academic standing
44. Wake Forest: good academic standing
44. Colorado: 2.9 (approximately top 90%), curve is 3.3
47. Utah: top 40%
48. Florida: 2.8, median is 3.15
49. Pepperdine: usually top 33%, sometimes 2.0
51. Southern Methodist: good academic standing
51. Baylor: 2.75 (approximately top 75%)
51. Loyola LA: 3.2; top 50%
51. Florida State: 2.8 (median is 3.0)
51. Tulane: 3.0, top 75% (3.25 curve)
56. Cardozo: cumulative GPA at/above 2.95 (approximately top 80%)
57. Houston: 2.9 (2.9-3.1 curve)
58. Lewis & Clark: good academic standing
58. Richmond: good academic standing
62. Kent: good academic standing
62. Connecticut: 3.0 (approximately top 75%)
65. Brooklyn: top 80%
65. San Diego: top 50%
67. Case Western: good academic standing
67. Loyola Chicago: 2.0 on $20,000/yr
69. Denver: 3.0; Slightly below median; 75%-80% retain
69. Pittsburgh: 3.0, median is ~3.1
69. Miami: 3.2
69. New Mexico: top 33%; sometimes no stipulations
69. Seton Hall:top 50%, top 75%, accusations of section stacking
76. Nevada: top 33%
76. Penn State: 3.0
79. St. John's: top 40% to keep full; top 55% to keep 75%; top 65% to keep 55%
82. Rutgars-N: 3.0
82. Michigan State: 3.0
82. Oregon: 2.0
82. Oklahoma 2.9 (2.75 median)
82. Seattle: top 25%
82. Catholic: top 25%
89. Louisville: 2.0
89. Kansas: 3.0 (approximately median)
89. DePaul: 3.2 ; Top 33%
89. Nebraska: top 50%
89. Hofstra: top 40%
89. Indiana-Indy:3.0 (median about 3.1)
96. Santa Clara: top 25%
96. Syracuse: top 50%
96. Marquette: good academic standing
99. Rutgars-C: $12k @ top 25%, $8k /yr if less than top 25% but higher than 3.0 GPA after first year
$20k @ top 25%, $10k /yr if less than top 25% but higher than 3.0 GPA after first year
Full scholly @ top 40%, $10k /yr if less than top 40% but higher than 3.0 GPA after first year


*Irvine: 2.0


T3/T4
Akron: 3.2 (approximately top 15%)
Baltimore: 3.25 (median is about 2.8)
California Western: Top 33%
Chapman: 3.0 (approximately top 33%)
Cleveland Marshall: 3.2 (approximately top 30%)
Creighton: top 40%
Detroit Mercy: 3.0; median
Drake: top 35% for full renewal/top 40% for half renewal/top 50% for ten percent renewal.
Golden Gate: 3.0; top 33%
Howard: top 15%
John Marshall: top 33%
Loyola NO: 3.2
Mississippi College: top 20%
New York (LS): top 75%
Nova: 3.0
Ohio Northern: 3.0
Pacific: top 33%
Phoenix: 3.0; top 25%
Quinnipiac: top 50%
Saint Mary's: top 10%; about half lose it
Savannah: top 33%;LSAT/GPA Schollys: 153+. 3.0+. 100%; 153+. 2.5+. 75%; 150+. 3.0+. 75%; 150+. 2.5+. 50%; 148+. 3.0+. 50%
Suffolk: 3.0 (median is 3.1); 85% retain
South Carolina: good academic standing
South Western: top 33%
Stetson: top 50%
Texas Tech: top 50%
Thomas Jefferson: top 25%
Washburn: 3.0
Wayne: 3.25 (approximately top 33%)
West Virginia: good academic standing
Whittier: top 5%
Valparaiso: 2.7
Villanova: 2.0

Please post/PM merit scholarship stipulations for:

26. Indiana
38. North Carolina
39. Brigham Young
39. George Mason
43. Arizona
44. Hastings
49. American
58. Georgia State
58. Temple
62. Kentucky
69. Cincinnati
69. Tennessee
76. Northeastern
79. Louisiana State
79. Missouri
82. Michigan State
82. Bufalo
89. Arkansas
99. Tulsa
1##. Many T3/4s

& other updates for schools already posted.

Relevant info:
GPA stip? If yes, 1L median? Top ##%? Negotiable?
what % keep their scholarships? Random quirks?
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Re: Scholarship Stipulation Compilation

Postby top30man » Thu Jul 12, 2012 7:27 pm

Seton Hall: top 50% (and many accusations of section stacking).
Cardozo: top 80%.
Wustl: none.

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Re: Scholarship Stipulation Compilation

Postby rinkrat19 » Thu Jul 12, 2012 7:33 pm

Northwestern: none
Lewis & Clark: good academic standing

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Re: Scholarship Stipulation Compilation

Postby Teflon_Jeff » Thu Jul 12, 2012 7:37 pm

Cardozo: 2.95 (Top 80%)
Villanova: 2.0
Minnesota: 2.5

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Re: Scholarship Stipulation Compilation

Postby forty-two » Thu Jul 12, 2012 7:48 pm

Emory: good academic standing

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Re: Scholarship Stipulation Compilation

Postby spleenworship » Thu Jul 12, 2012 7:49 pm

This is a great idea. I wish I had had this before I applied.

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Re: Scholarship Stipulation Compilation

Postby dingbat » Thu Jul 12, 2012 8:07 pm

29 Fordham - good academic standing; $30k max in 2011/2012 cycle ($35k max in 2010/2011 cycle)

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Re: Scholarship Stipulation Compilation

Postby westbayguy » Thu Jul 12, 2012 8:09 pm

for those schools that have GPA or class standing requirements, you might want to know if there is a mandatory curve and what it is (iin addition to stacking)

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Re: Scholarship Stipulation Compilation

Postby Yardbird » Thu Jul 12, 2012 8:31 pm

BU has no stipulations on any of its aid (merit or need based)...by no stipulations I mean you have to breathe (GPA > 2.4 if I recall correctly from my talk with the law school financial aid rep)

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Re: Scholarship Stipulation Compilation

Postby 2014 » Thu Jul 12, 2012 8:40 pm

I think you can put no stips on the whole T14

Kansas - 3.0 (~Median)

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Re: Scholarship Stipulation Compilation

Postby Nova » Thu Jul 12, 2012 8:50 pm

Thanks everyone! Off to a great start.

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Re: Scholarship Stipulation Compilation

Postby lobolawyer » Thu Jul 12, 2012 8:52 pm

Nova wrote:Someone else suggested making a thread to compile merit scholarship stipulations. So lets give this a try. You poast stttips, and I add them to the list! If you have other info (like how many students kept their schollys last year, whether or not the stips are known to be negotiable, or whatever) feel free to include it! If you want your contribution to be anonymous, please PM me. TTT stips in RED

T14. no stipulations/good academic standing
15. UCLA: 2.5
18: USC: no stipulations
19. Minnesota: 2.5
20. Washington: no stipulations; few scholarships offered
22. Notre Dame: good academic standing
23. WUSTL: no stipulations
24. Emory: good academic standing
26. Boston: no stipulations
29. Fordham : good academic standing; $30k max in 2011/2012 cycle ($35k max in 2010/2011 cycle)
29. Iowa: top 33%
35. Illinois: no stipulations
39. Maryland: good academica standing
51. Southern Methodist: in good standing
56. Cardozo: cumulative GPA at/above 2.95 (approximately top 80%)
58. Lewis & Clark: good academic standing
69. New Mexico: appoximately top 25/30%
69. Seton Hall: top 50%, accusations of section stacking
81. Kansas: 3.0 (approximately median)

T3/T4

Texas Tech: top 50%
Villanova: 2.0


NM is top 33% or no stip. depending.

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Re: Scholarship Stipulation Compilation

Postby Dr. Review » Thu Jul 12, 2012 9:08 pm

Pitt is usually a 3.0 (median falls around 3.1 I think, but we don't rank so it's hard to say.) on average, 90% keep scholarships.

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Re: Scholarship Stipulation Compilation

Postby BruceWayne » Thu Jul 12, 2012 9:19 pm

Good work! I'm sure this will be very helpful. I know that Howard does stipulations.

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Re: Scholarship Stipulation Compilation

Postby IHeartPhilly » Thu Jul 12, 2012 9:21 pm

can someone explain section stacking? assuming its all scholly recipients in the same section?

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Re: Scholarship Stipulation Compilation

Postby splitbrain » Thu Jul 12, 2012 9:28 pm

I got an offer from SCU with top 25%. What a tremendous opportunity.

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Re: Scholarship Stipulation Compilation

Postby JetsFan1990 » Thu Jul 12, 2012 9:28 pm

IHeartPhilly wrote:can someone explain section stacking? assuming its all scholly recipients in the same section?


From my understanding, schools with minimum GPA stipulations often stack certain sections with a large number of scholarship students with the understanding that the curve will force some of those students to fall below the minimum required GPA and thus lose their scholarship.

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Re: Scholarship Stipulation Compilation

Postby dingbat » Fri Jul 13, 2012 12:04 pm

Savannah law: top 1/3
LSAT GPA. Scholly
153+. 3.0+. 100%
153+. 2.5+. 75%
150+. 3.0+. 75%
150+. 2.5+. 50%
148+. 3.0+. 50%

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Re: Scholarship Stipulation Compilation

Postby Dr. Review » Fri Jul 13, 2012 2:18 pm

For the class of 2013, I think DePaul had a stip of top 1/3

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Re: Scholarship Stipulation Compilation

Postby YankeesFan » Fri Jul 13, 2012 2:21 pm

Wake Forest is now only good academic standing.

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Re: Scholarship Stipulation Compilation

Postby Yukos » Fri Jul 13, 2012 4:18 pm

Nova wrote:Howard: top 15%


What. The. Fuck.

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Re: Scholarship Stipulation Compilation

Postby Cade McNown » Fri Jul 13, 2012 4:24 pm

UCLA varies -- not always as low as 2.5. I've seen a 3.3 stip there before.

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Re: Scholarship Stipulation Compilation

Postby shock259 » Fri Jul 13, 2012 5:21 pm

for CU Boulder, you can un-red it. A 2.9 is well below the 66% threshold (school curves to a 3.3). I don't have one of those fancy calculators, but a 3.70 is within the top 10%. Assuming the curve is normal, a 2.9 should be ~ the bottom 10%.

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Re: Scholarship Stipulation Compilation

Postby Nova » Fri Jul 13, 2012 6:13 pm

Updated. We have info on about 75% of T1/T2 and about 30 TTTs.
Anyone know the UF/FSU 1L curves?
Yukos wrote:
Nova wrote:Howard: top 15%


What. The. Fuck.

ttterrible

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Re: Scholarship Stipulation Compilation

Postby 2014 » Fri Jul 13, 2012 7:10 pm

Wikipedia says UF is 3.15 and some FSU pdf says the curve is 80 which is a 3.0 so go with those for now imo. That would make 2.8 in both cases probably top 3/4 to 90% which doesn't seem very TTT.




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