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New undergraduate students, learn about scholarships and awards available to you. You may also link to the Net Price Calculator.
For renewal information on academic scholarships, please click here.

University Scholarships:
Alumni Association Legacy Scholarship - To support current students who have had a parent, grandparent, or sibling graduate from the University. Students from all colleges are eligible to apply but a student may only receive the award one time during his or her academic experience at UD.

Rome Scholarship (scroll down below the Legacy Scholarship information) - Sophomores, juniors and seniors participating in the Rome program are eligible to apply. The recipient of the Rome scholarship need not be from a legacy family. Up to three awards will be given annually of up to $1,000 each.

Parish Matching Scholarship - High school seniors awarded a scholarship by a parish in any Catholic diocese are eligible. The university will match parish gifts up to, but not exceeding, $2,000 per academic year for a total of eight semesters.

Outside Scholarships awarded by UD:
JAMP - Joint Admission Medical Program (for Texas Residents). See Dr. Doe (Biology) for more information.

Minnie K. Patton Scholarship - Students must submit the notarized copy to the Financial Aid Office by 5pm on 7/15/14 in order to be considered for the year.

Horatio Alger Association Scholarship - For incoming seniors, a scholarship that can be up to $21,000 over the course of your studies. UD matches a part of this scholarship. Please see website for additional eligibility requirements and to apply.

If you are the recipient of any type of award from a source other than the University of Dallas, you must report it to the Financial Aid Office as soon as possible so that arrangements can be made for appropriate credit. To report outside scholarships to our office electronically, please log in to BannerWeb. Click on 1) Financial Aid, 2) Award, and 3) Award for Aid Year. Pick 2013/2014 Aid Year from the drop down menu. You may submit your outside scholarships electronically to our office on the Resources/Additional Information tab.

These scholarships are not offered by the University of Dallas, therefore, they are not maintained by the University of Dallas. Please contact the scholarship organization with any questions about the scholarship or website. This list has been put together to help students start their scholarship search and does not include all outside scholarship opportunities.

Scholarship Search Engines

Scholarship search engines are a valuable resource for researching and finding scholarships for a which a student may be eligible. 

Scholarship Opportunities

Scholarship Description Deadline
Americorps Education Award
For Americorps service members. Check website

Grasshopper Entrepreneur Scholarship Sch. Program

Enter to win a $5,000 scholarship to be awarded in check form, made payable directly to the university that the winner is, or will be, attending for a school term in 2014.

Essay contest for undergraduate students. Top prize $5,000.

April 30, 2014


Dec. 15, 2014

Fulbright Scholarships

Gates Millennium Scholarship

International Educational Exchange Program.

The Gates Millennium Scholars (GMS) Program selects 1,000 students each year to receive a good-through-graduation scholarship to use at any college or university of their choice.

Check website

Intercollegiate Studies Institute Essay Contest Submit an entry for the "Is Social Justice Just?" essay contest and compete for a top prize of $5,000. Closed

Knights of Columbus

Goedekers $500 Scholarship

 Scholarship for undergraduate students applying to a Catholic college or university.

Scholarship for books! Submit a short essay to win.

Check website

July 31, 2014

$1,000 Media & Tech Blogging Scholarship From for both graduates and undergraduates. April 1, 2014
DOMO Scholarship For Bus Mgmt. Complete a survey and a short essay to earn a $2500 scholarship. 2014 aid year
Study Abroad Scholarship For students who take a semester abroad. May 19th, 2014
Air Force R.O.T.C

Army R.O.T.C

Please see website for requirements.

Please see website for requirements.

Check website

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Andrew Flusche Scholarship Contest

UD Alum offers $1000 to raise awareness of the severity of the consequences of drunk driving among your peers by creating a create a public service advertisement video (PSA).

January 28th, 2015

Scholarship America Dream Award

Pro-Life Scholarship

For returning students. Scholarships are renewable and increase each year until graduation. Scholarship amounts are between $5,000 and $15,000 annually.

Earn up to $1000 per semester with the Dr. Joseph Graham Fellowship for College Pro-Life Leaders Scholarship.

Reopens Oct. 2014


Essay Contest for Rural Students Open to all HS seniors and full-time college students in the USA maintaining a 3.0 GPA. Specifically to promote digital literacy and higher education in underdeveloped and potentially at-risk rural areas of the United States. May 30, 2014
Great Lakes Nat'l Sch. Program $2,500 scholarships for undergraduate students enrolling in science, technology, engineering or math (STEM) programs. April 5, 2014

National CCAA Scholarship

Study Abroad Scholarship

Catholic College Admission Association awards eight $1000 scholarships to high school seniors graduating in Spring 2014.

ItaliaRail is offering two $1000 fall scholarships for students traveling to Italy.


May 31, 2014


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