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I apologize if this is a stupid question, but does whether or not you’ve accepted your offer have any bearing on entrance awards?

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In my acceptance letter they mentioned that if you have received an acceptance prior to March, you are automatically considered for the law entrance awards of excellence. The recipients will be notified sometime in March. For all other awards you will have to apply by May 1, and in order to apply I believe you have to accept the offer first as the application is through your uCalgary portal.

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47 minutes ago, 3yheaa3 said:

In my acceptance letter they mentioned that if you have received an acceptance prior to March, you are automatically considered for the law entrance awards of excellence. The recipients will be notified sometime in March. For all other awards you will have to apply by May 1, and in order to apply I believe you have to accept the offer first as the application is through your uCalgary portal.

So I tried to apply for bursaries and scholarships through the portal and my application went through? I received a confirmation email as well, though i have not accepted my offer yet. I wonder if I should check with uCalgary soon lol  

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Hmm I would double check with admissions then! But you only do have until March 31st to accept the offer anyways and I feel like the entrance award recipients will be notified within that time frame. And the other awards will be awarded after May so you’ll have to have accepted in order to be offered them. In my opinion as long as you accept your offer by the deadline you will not lose out on any award opportunities.

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