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Scholarships & Financial Aid

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Students of the Braniff Graduate School of Liberal Arts may be eligible for various forms of financial assistance and scholarships. There is a small number of scholarships from University of Dallas available to students with a proven track record. Additionally, several organizations offer scholarship and fellowship opportunities which would be of interest to graduate students. 

  • The Intercollegiate Studies Institute offers several substantial fellowships for graduate schools students or applicants. These include the:
    • Richard M. Weaver Fellowship for future college-level teachers ($5000)
    • Salvatori Fellowship for scholars of the American Founding ($10,000)
    • Western Tradition Fellowship for students of the Western tradition ($20,000)
    • Renshaw Fellowship for students interested in shaping K-12 education ($12,000)
  • The Institute for Humane Studies Fellowship (up to $15,000)
  • The Charles T. Koch Foundation grant for dissertation proposals on the subject of "the institutions and ideas that foster societal well-being."

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Alumna Establishes Endowed Scholarship to Honor Longtime UD Administrator, Historian

“No one is more deserving of a scholarship in her name than Sybil Novinski,” said President Thomas S. Hibbs, Ph.D., BA ’82 MA ’83, at the ceremony celebrating the Sybil Novinski Scholarship Fund endowed by Eileen McPherson Meinert, BA ’83, and her husband, David Meinert. “This is something that many alumni, faculty and administrators have talked about, and this is a great day because we get to honor someone who’s meant so much to so many.”

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Physics, Chemistry Professors Receive Air Force Grant

In September, the U.S. Air Force awarded the University of Dallas and Cerium Labs a $500,000 STTR Phase II contract to develop a "Silicon Nitride Seal for Thermal Barrier Coating in Gas Turbines for Extended Engine Life.” Affiliate Research Assistant Professor of Physics Will Flanagan, Ph.D., and Associate Professor of Chemistry Ellen Steinmiller, Ph.D., are co-principal investigators on the project. This award builds on a smaller $50,000 Phase I award earlier this year. UD’s portion of the award is $150,000.

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Patriotic Ceremony Honors UD Veterans

Against the backdrop of a picture perfect day, students, faculty and staff gathered on the mall in front of the Haggerty Science Center to pay tribute to veterans who have served our country.

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