Congratulations!! That's awesome news. Hopefully the win streak continues for you in R3.
Hello Cheetarah1980. By the way, now that I see your username, I have a quick question based on that: were you born in 1980? If so, will you be 32 at matriculation this year? Just wondering because it's very impressive to get admits from top schools at that age.
Anyway, my main question is: How much in either merit-based scholarship or need-based scholarship has Kellogg awarded this year? Since you've been moderating this thread for a long time, I thought you probably have seem almost every post here, not to mention you having been to DAK and speaking to so many other admits.
It's really two questions:
1. What percentage do you think got a merit scholarship and, of those that got it, what was the average amount?
2. What percentage do you think got a need-based scholarship and, of those that got it, what was the average amount?
Thanks Cheetarah1980! (or to anyone else who knows or can share what they got, if anything)
Yes, I will be 32 at matriculation. I think the age "disadvantage" for people in their early 30s is grossly exaggerated. I've met quite a few other incoming students who are my age.
As for the amount of merit-based and need-based scholarship awards that are given, I do not know. I spoke to Michelle Rogers, director of admissions, and she said that Kellogg prefers to give a lot of people a little bit of money. Most of the people I know received small need based awards <$15K for one year. I do not know the percentage of students who receive it as it is based on income and assets.
In regard to merit based scholarships, I don't have a number on how many people get them and what the average amount is. I'm sure it can range from $10K/year up to full tuition (very few of these). I do know that money can shake out from Kellogg up to the 1st day of orientation. Even if you're not awarded a merit scholarship up front there is still a possibility of earning one after filling out the financial aid and scholarship application (filled out upon admission, not before). That's all I know.
I am not matriculating at Kellogg. An incoming Kellogg 1st year may have more detailed information and/or insight.
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