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Old 05-23-2013, 01:45 PM   #14
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Originally Posted by tennismom42 View Post
We have the paperwork filled out for the scholarship, but someone at the university refuses to sign because she interprets it as a "6th year scholarship." (SIXTH year)
This is the communication disconnect. There are many good reasons why FIFTH year money is sometimes available; and why it could be needed. It is a local school thing but stress that it's in both your interests that the kid GRADUATE. (It's not "owed" to the student-athlete. Approach politely with how it's mutually beneficial - kid represented school well and will continue to contribute voluntarily to athletic dept AND school gets better rate of graduation numbers.)

Please tell us how it went....
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