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To everyone who has applied or gotten the scholarship, when it says "unconditionally accepted" does this include background check/drug test conditions? The program I am accepted to does not complete these until after the scholarship deadline.

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@jgw97 from my understanding if your drug test/background check hasn’t been finalized then you are “conditionally” accepted. My drug test/background check has been completed for my accepted program but as I have to send a copy of my diploma after graduating I am “conditionally” accepted. You can always email Mr. Dixon for any clarifications.

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@han2018 late March, maybe? I don't recall. I received an email on 4/5 telling me I was "referred to the hiring manager." I am 1 of 7 people on the alternate list, but Scott Dixon said they will keep scoring applications until "mid-May."

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Hi everyone, 

I was selected for this scholarship yesterday and was wondering if anyone had been in touch with people already in the scholarship program. I Would like to reach out and ask more questions.

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2 minutes ago, codyharrington85 said:

Hi everyone, 

I was selected for this scholarship yesterday and was wondering if anyone had been in touch with people already in the scholarship program. I Would like to reach out and ask more questions.

Hey Cody, I'll message you some of the people's usernames I have been in contact with. When did you submit your completed application and are you a first year PA student or second year?
Congratulations by the way!

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I reached out and asked about the number of spots available. Apparently they don’t fill a majority of their spots until the end of June. I just submitted my application last week, so here’s to hoping! Fingers crossed.


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Help 😬 I just received my recommendation back from my academic director and she did not add any comments, just ratings. Would this greatly affect my chances you think? This was all I needed left to submit

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1 hour ago, ECB1994 said:

Help 😬 I just received my recommendation back from my academic director and she did not add any comments, just ratings. Would this greatly affect my chances you think? This was all I needed left to submit

I'm not sure how greatly it will make a difference but if you can get the director to add some comments I would try.  Sorry to hear you are having to deal with that 😞

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On 5/3/2019 at 2:37 PM, hailstones said:

Anyone know if there are any scholarships left? Just submitted yesterday, but hoping there's still a chance.

I think there are, I got an email that mine was referred

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2 hours ago, Packman PA said:

I also got an email saying I was referred to hiring manager.  

That’s awesome, best of luck to you!

 

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My application has also been updated to Referred. I didn't apply until May 3rd because I didn't realize they were already looking at applications. For anyone who has already received the scholarship, would you be willing to post some of your stats (graduation year, veteran status, GPA)? Thanks!

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I submitted the application on May 1st and was referred to the hiring manager yesterday. We are one step closer to get the scholarship ya'll; I hope we will all get it. Please keep us updated of your status 😉 

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Hi everyone! Good luck to all who have applied!

I also got the "referred to hiring manager" email but a few days ago I received an email saying that my application was pending rejection because there was an issue with one of my forms and because they didn't receive 1 of my forms, so they asked that I make corrections and send the forms back to them. Any one else have something similar happen? 

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1 hour ago, Janab said:

Hi everyone! Good luck to all who have applied!

I also got the "referred to hiring manager" email but a few days ago I received an email saying that my application was pending rejection because there was an issue with one of my forms and because they didn't receive 1 of my forms, so they asked that I make corrections and send the forms back to them. Any one else have something similar happen? 

Janab,

Sorry to hear that and hope you can fix it fast.  I have not received any emails saying they had any issues with my forms.  Best of luck

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