Departmental Scholarships

Departmental Scholarships

Eligible high school seniors and transfer students may apply for amounts ranging from $1,000 to $5,000 per year. 

  • This distinguished departmental recognition can be added to any academic scholarship and is renewable for up to eight semesters.
  • Although many applicants may be qualified in multiple subject areas, each student may only apply for one award.
  • Students are not required to major in the selected department to receive or maintain the scholarship (with the exception of Chemistry/Biochemistry).
  • The application deadline is January 15, and the deadline to interview (required for most departments) is February 1.
  • If you plan on interviewing at one of our Open House programs or during a personalized visit, please submit your complete application two weeks prior to your visit.
  • Departmental scholarship funds can be applied toward any university charges.



UD Launches Reading Initiative, Partners with Local Schools

During the course of the 2018-19 academic year, the university will sponsor a series of lectures, art exhibits, panel discussions and other activities centered around All the Light We Cannot See, the first chosen book for this new community reading initiative, culminating in author Anthony Doerr's visit to campus as the 2019 Eugene McDermott lecturer.

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