National Merit Finalist

National Merit Finalist Scholarship

Amount: Full Tuition
Eligibility: National Merit Finalists who name UD as their first choice college with the National Merit Scholarship Corporation.


Up to 10 National Merit Finalists will receive full tuition scholarships. Finalists who wish to be considered for this scholarship should name UD as their first choice school with the National Merit Corporation by March 1. In the event that scholarships are still available after that date, students will be able to select UD as their first choice institution and be considered for the scholarship after that date. This scholarship is inclusive of all other scholarships and grants offered through UD and is based on the competitiveness of the applicant pool. This scholarship is renewable annually.


Politics Major Empowers Youth, Shares Story Through Theater

Although she herself is not able to vote, Liz Magallanes, BA '18, works to make voting possible for other people. She first got involved with the organization Mi Familia Vota in 2014 and has been contributing to their endeavors ever since, including working with high school students in Dallas ISD. Additionally, she recently had a role in the play "Deferred Action."

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Transfer Students (Re)discover Home at UD

Once friends at John Paul II High School in Plano, Texas, Stephanie Lobo, BA ’18, and Rebecca Luna, BA ’19, can both remember the moments they set their horizons on transferring to the University of Dallas. Though their paths diverged briefly following high school, their friendship is now reunited on our university’s Irving campus.

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