Do schools ever give instate tuition as a "scholarship"?

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Do schools ever give instate tuition as a "scholarship"?

Post by BU2014 » Tue Oct 24, 2017 5:11 pm

Say you lived in Virginia for half your life and most of your family lives there...

Would say, GMU maybe grant you in-state tuition if your numbers are competitive to try and sway you to attend?
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Re: Do schools ever give instate tuition as a "scholarship?

Post by usaorbust » Tue Oct 24, 2017 5:13 pm

I've heard UT will offer instate as a scholarship type option

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Re: Do schools ever give instate tuition as a "scholarship?

Post by RCSOB657 » Tue Oct 24, 2017 5:15 pm

Yes, I know of schools that give equalization grants and scholarships.

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Re: Do schools ever give instate tuition as a "scholarship"?

Post by Mullens » Tue Oct 24, 2017 5:23 pm

BU2014 wrote:Say you lived in Virginia for half your life and most of your family lives there...

Would say, GMU maybe grant you in-state tuition if your numbers are competitive to try and sway you to attend?
Maybe but they better give you more than that to attend ASS Law.

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Re: Do schools ever give instate tuition as a "scholarship"?

Post by Rigo » Tue Oct 24, 2017 6:16 pm

You can look up the criteria for establishing residency.
If you don't currently live in the state and neither do your parents, I'd venture to guess you're out of luck.
Some states give in-state if you went to high school in the state iirc. Not sure if Virginia is one of those states.

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Re: Do schools ever give instate tuition as a "scholarship"?

Post by gregfootball2001 » Tue Oct 24, 2017 6:39 pm

UGA has a particular scholarship for out-of-state students. It's only for 1L, and it brings tuition down to in-state levels. After that the student is expected to establish residency (it's easy, they have a meeting about how to do it). Many out-of-state students get that scholarship.

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Re: Do schools ever give instate tuition as a "scholarship"?

Post by Hikikomorist » Tue Oct 24, 2017 8:08 pm

UT does this a lot.

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Re: Do schools ever give instate tuition as a "scholarship"?

Post by eck456 » Tue Oct 24, 2017 8:35 pm

Hikikomorist wrote:UT does this a lot.
yeah, and they call it like a dean's or presidential scholarship I think.

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