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Grad Test Prep Course Stipend
Planning to take a GRE, GMAT, or LSAT test prep course from the Think Tank? Apply for stipend to help cover the cost!
Think Tank Test Prep Courses: up to $275
The review process is ongoing. You must submit your application materials within 30 days of registration payment.
After you submit all your stipend application materials, we'll review your application and determine if you are eligible to be reimbursed.
You will be notified if you are eligible for stipend no more than 30 days after submitting all materials. Reimbursements are contingent on availability of funds.
Note: If you are employed by the University of Arizona, your stipend amount will be taxed if processed after 90 days from time of purchase.
You must be registered and have paid in full for a GRE, GMAT, or LSAT test prep course at the Think Tank.
You must be in junior or senior standing, attending the UA main campus, paying SGPP student program fees, and be majoring in one of the undergraduate programs in the School of Government and Public Policy.
You may only request Test Prep funding stipend ONE TIME during their undergraduate career.
Not sure if you are paying SGPP program fees? Send an email to Mark Barnard, email@example.com, to receive a verification. In the subject line put "Program Fee Verification." and include your name, major, and student ID in the body of the email.
How to Apply
Complete the online application.
You will need to upload the following documents as part of the online application:
A brief statement answering the following question (250 words): How will this test prep course help you achieve your future goals?
Once you have completed the online application, submit the following materials to Mark Barnard's Mailbox in Social Sciences 315. The SGPP Main Office Hours are 9 a.m. and 4 p.m., Monday through Friday (Office closed on UA Holidays and all weekends).
GRE/GMAT/LSAT registration confirmation showing course dates and proof of payment
Program Fee verification email
You may also mail these materials to:
School of Government and Public Policy
University of Arizona
ATTN: Mark Barnard
315 Social Sciences Building
Tucson, AZ 85721-0027
All materials must be submitted within 30 days of registration payment. Incomplete applications will not be considered.