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UC Irvine Full Tuition Scholarship

Discussion in 'Pre-Medical - MD' started by dr. j, May 16, 2002.

  1. dr. j

    dr. j Member 7+ Year Member

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    Did anyone receive one? I spoke to Gayle last week and she said that they would be awarding up to 8-10 of them.
     
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  3. dr. j

    dr. j Member 7+ Year Member

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    Anyone?
     
  4. Kazzar

    Kazzar Psychiatrist 7+ Year Member

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    I haven't even got my financial aid packet. I think they go out at the same time. Has anybody received their packets yet?
     
  5. hawkeyes

    hawkeyes Senior Member 7+ Year Member

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    not me.. .but I sure would like to get a full ride scholarship! What do I need to do to be one of the lucky 8-10? :D I haven't gotten my financial aid stuff yet either. Was told to call them if I don't have it by early next week.
     
  6. dr. j

    dr. j Member 7+ Year Member

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    I don't think that the financial aid package will include this info, though. The full tuition scholarships are awarded by the Admissions Office, not by the Financial Aid Office.
     
  7. hawkeyes

    hawkeyes Senior Member 7+ Year Member

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    did you get one Dr. J? If you don't mind my asking, was there anything special that you did for it?
     
  8. Jessica

    Jessica Senior Member 7+ Year Member

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    I heard that UCI is offering some full ride scholarships specifically to students that would traditionally matriculate at another school (based on grades, MCAT, ECs etc.) in an effort to draw a stronger student body to UCI (not to say that their student body is lacking, I have a lot of friends at UCI med. and they are all brilliant, wonderful people) - that is just what I heard... they are offering some full tuition scholarships to help boost their rep. and help them meet their (rumored) goal of moving up in the rankings to a UCSD/UCLA level over the next 5-10 years.

    you don't have to do anything to apply, the admissions committee reccomends people.

    Hope some free money is headed your way :)
     
  9. none

    none 1K Member 10+ Year Member

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    All scholarships are given to attract a better student body...you can take the above statement with a whole lot of salt.
     
  10. matthew0126

    matthew0126 Anaheim Angels 7+ Year Member

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    Do any of the other UC's give out full scholarships?
     
  11. hawkeyes

    hawkeyes Senior Member 7+ Year Member

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    (with my best Homer Simpson dialect) ooooh... mooonneey! <img border="0" alt="[Lovey]" title="" src="graemlins/lovey.gif" /> Bummer though - do you think that they would have already offered these scholarships to keep students that otherwise may have w/d'n before May 15? Did anyone get one of these scholarships? :confused:
     
  12. dr. j

    dr. j Member 7+ Year Member

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    </font><blockquote><font size="1" face="Verdana, Helvetica, sans-serif">quote:</font><hr /><font size="2" face="Verdana, Helvetica, sans-serif">Originally posted by hawkeyes:
    <strong>did you get one Dr. J? If you don't mind my asking, was there anything special that you did for it?</strong></font><hr /></blockquote><font size="2" face="Verdana, Helvetica, sans-serif">No, I did not receive the scholarship. I spoke to Gayle and she told me that I had a very good chance. But this was about two weeks ago. At that point they had already awarded the scholarship to 4 people.
     
  13. Patiently Waiting

    Patiently Waiting Senior Member 7+ Year Member

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    </font><blockquote><font size="1" face="Verdana, Helvetica, sans-serif">quote:</font><hr /><font size="2" face="Verdana, Helvetica, sans-serif">Originally posted by matthew0126:
    <strong>Do any of the other UC's give out full scholarships?</strong></font><hr /></blockquote><font size="2" face="Verdana, Helvetica, sans-serif">UCD did a few yrs back. But only after my friend decided to go to UCSF over UCD, then Davis tried to offer her the full scholarship.
     
  14. dr. j

    dr. j Member 7+ Year Member

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    </font><blockquote><font size="1" face="Verdana, Helvetica, sans-serif">quote:</font><hr /><font size="2" face="Verdana, Helvetica, sans-serif">Originally posted by Patiently Waiting:
    <strong> </font><blockquote><font size="1" face="Verdana, Helvetica, sans-serif">quote:</font><hr /><font size="2" face="Verdana, Helvetica, sans-serif">Originally posted by matthew0126:
    <strong>Do any of the other UC's give out full scholarships?</strong></font><hr /></blockquote><font size="2" face="Verdana, Helvetica, sans-serif">UCD did a few yrs back. But only after my friend decided to go to UCSF over UCD, then Davis tried to offer her the full scholarship.</strong></font><hr /></blockquote><font size="2" face="Verdana, Helvetica, sans-serif">Yeah, the other uc's do not offer full tuition scholarships. UC Davis is the only other UC that I have heard of offering them to very exceptional students.
     
  15. uclamd2006

    uclamd2006 New Member

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    I would presume that by now, all 8-10 of the scholarships have been awarded, no?
     
  16. Patiently Waiting

    Patiently Waiting Senior Member 7+ Year Member

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    </font><blockquote><font size="1" face="Verdana, Helvetica, sans-serif">quote:</font><hr /><font size="2" face="Verdana, Helvetica, sans-serif">Originally posted by uclamd2006:
    <strong>I would presume that by now, all 8-10 of the scholarships have been awarded, no?</strong></font><hr /></blockquote><font size="2" face="Verdana, Helvetica, sans-serif">Where did you get that # 8-10? I thought the full scholarships are granted to the MSTP students only.
     
  17. dr. j

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    </font><blockquote><font size="1" face="Verdana, Helvetica, sans-serif">quote:</font><hr /><font size="2" face="Verdana, Helvetica, sans-serif">Originally posted by Patiently Waiting:
    <strong> </font><blockquote><font size="1" face="Verdana, Helvetica, sans-serif">quote:</font><hr /><font size="2" face="Verdana, Helvetica, sans-serif">Originally posted by uclamd2006:
    <strong>I would presume that by now, all 8-10 of the scholarships have been awarded, no?</strong></font><hr /></blockquote><font size="2" face="Verdana, Helvetica, sans-serif">Where did you get that # 8-10? I thought the full scholarships are granted to the MSTP students only.</strong></font><hr /></blockquote><font size="2" face="Verdana, Helvetica, sans-serif">No, in addition to the MSTP students, UCI grants full tuition scholarships to up to 8-10 MD students. I got the number directly from Gayle
     

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