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Should we include the amount of scholarship in AMCAS?

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versailles

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Should we include the amount of scholarship in AMCAS?

I have a few scholarships, but something strikes me as odd about listing scholarship amounts on AMCAS.

Any thoughts?
 

braluk

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if its a full scholarship or nearly full scholarship to school, indicate it, anything short of it, i wouldnt mention how much it is unless it is something unique. even if it is a fulls cholarship, id just write full scholarship.
 

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I would, especially for one that's merit based.

I feel the value places a sense of importance on the award. I didn't list my undergraduate scholarship as an EC, but I did list a chemistry award that carried a small cash scholarship, and I felt placing the value of the award shows that it isn't something 30% of the class receives each semester.
 

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I think I included the scholarships I got in undergrad, using the schools names for the scholarship, i.e. President's Award, but didn't include the amount of the scholarship, rather the reason I got the award.
 

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I wouldn't include the amount unless it is a full scholarship. Do put in a quick sentence about how one earns the scholarship. Is it merit-based, financial need, women only, engineering, non-trad? Did it require essays, interviews?
 

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I received a few scholarships in grad school and I just put the range of the values with a sentence saying that they were academic and merit based scholarships
 

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i wrote the amount just to give the adcoms a better idea of how competitive the scholarships were.
 

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Bump

Would like to hear other opinions on this
 

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don't put down scholarships or scholarship amounts. if you got an award with an accompanying scholarship, it's okay to list the award, but that's about it.
 

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How much of a boost/good thing is it to list a full ride scholarship? Will anyone even care?
 
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