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Kaplan Educational Services Test Prep Program Scholarship

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We are pleased to continue our ongoing graduate/professional school test prep scholarship program, in contract with Kaplan Educational Services. Career Services has 4 scholarships available each calendar year for students to enroll in a GRE, GMAT, MCAT, or LSAT Kaplan Test Prep Program to be held at a KAPLAN test center location of your choice or online.


2009 Calendar Year Scholarship Distribution:

Students must meet the following criteria to be eligible:

  • Be a current Utica College student at the time of application, with at least 30 credits completed and a minimum 2.75 GPA.
  • Plan to enroll in a GRE, GMAT, MCAT, or LSAT Kaplan Test Prep Program during the 2009 calendar year.
  • Have a strong, demonstrated interest in attending graduate/professional school.
  • Willing/able to commit to additional hours recommended for study outside class time.

* Prior scholarship winners may not apply.


Application timeline: 

  • Applications available September 15, 2008.
  • Application deadline December 1, 2008 (by 5:00 pm).
  • Committee review will begin December 2, 2008.
  • Decision/notification e-mailed December 8, 2008.


Application requirements: 

  • A completed application.
  • A typed, one page essay outlining your career goals; include the relevance of graduate/professional school in reaching your career goals.
  • A copy of your current transcript (an advising copy is acceptable).


Scholarships awarded: 

  • All applicants will be e-mailed the Selection Committee's decision.
  • Kaplan Educational Services will be notified who has received the scholarships.
  • Students receiving the scholarship will contact Kaplan's Syracuse Office at 315-472-3702 within the appropriate time frame to enroll in the course.


Scholarships are available for the following prep courses:


GRE Prep Program Typical Cost is $1,199
GMAT Prep Program Typical Cost is $1,449
MCAT Prep Program Typical Cost is $1,899
LSAT Prep Program Typical Cost is $1,299

Course availability and location information can be obtained from KAPLAN or the Office of Career Services.