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Graduate Scholarship Information

Graduate 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. 

The Center For Thomas More Scholarship - $5,000 awarded annually.  For Braniff students with a proven interest in Thomas More's writings. 

Endowment Scholarships for MBA Students - Multiple scholarships for students pursuing an MBA in the Satish and Yasmin Gupta College of Business. Deadline: November 12, 2020. CLOSED.

The George S. Sturgeon Cybersecurity Scholarship Fund for Women - CURRENTLY CLOSED. $1,500 to $3,000 awarded to eligible recipient(s).

Fifth-Year Accounting Student Scholarship - Awards of up to $6,000 for accounting students. Interested students should contact Dr. Robert Walsh at  or 972-721-5361. 

Outside Scholarship Applications

These scholarships are not offered, or maintained, by the university. 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.

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$1,000 A Step Forward Scholarship (Nov 30): Scholarship for first generation students. Write an essay explaining why continuing your education is important to you.

$2,000 Elevate Black Entrepreneurs Scholarship (Dec 1): Write a 500-1,000 word essay aoout your business (or idea).

$2,000 PixelPlex STEM Scholarship (Dec 5): Must be a STEM student. 

$2,000 Swop Smart Scholarship (Dec 14): Submit an essay, blog post, video or audio recording answering a set of given topics about smartphones and technology. 

$2,500 Dangers of Vaping Scholarship (Dec 15): Write a 1,500 word essay on why vaping is dangerous and why you refrain.

$1,000 Uncommon Goods Scholarship (Jul 15 & Dec 15): Submit an application and 3 examples of your artwork. 

$1,000 Cancer Awareness Scholarship (Dec 15): Submit an essay of 500-1000 words on any 3 given topics pertaining to cancer and how it has affected your life.

$3,000 Florin Roebig Scholarship (Dec 15): Write an essay of no more than 1,200 words discussing sexual assault on college campuses. 

$1,500 Top Ten Scholarship (Dec 31): Write ten reasons why you deserve this scholarship. 

$1,000 Canceling Cancer Scholarship (Dec 31): In a 750-1,000 word essay explain your experience with cancer and how that experience changed you as a person.

$2,000 Elevate Black Entrepenuers Scholarship (Dec 31): Please tell us a bit about yourself and your business (or business idea). What inspired you to start it? What do you hope it will achieve?

$1,500 R3 Stem Cell Scholarship (Dec 31): Write a 1000+ word essay that focuses on the topic of how stem cell research will effect life and health in the next 10 years. 

$1,000 McDonald Worley Scholarship (Dec 31): If you had the authority to change your community in a positive way, what specific changes would you make? 750 word max. 

$1,000 Extracurricular Impact Scholarship (Dec 31): 750-1,000 word essay on how extracurricular activities have had an impact on their life and academic success.

$1,000 Social Biases in the Courtroom Scholarship (Dec 31): Discuss the social biases that exist in the courtroom through a 1,000 word essay. 

$1,000 Education Accessibility Scholarship (Dec 31): Must be the first in your family to attend a four-year collge. Submit a 750-word essay what public education could do more for more students to attend college. 


$1,000 Hancock Scholarship for Working Sudents (May 7, 2021): Must have a part-time job in high school and/or college. Submit a 1-2 page essay on innovation. 

$1,000 Equal Justice Scholarship (May 31, 2021): 800-word essay response to the prompt: What issues within the criminal justice system do you believe need to be addressed? 

$1,000 Scott Henry Scholarship (June 1, 2021): Describe the DUI law in your area and the current crime rate. Consider ways to improve the safety in your community. 

$1,000 Uncommon Goods Scholarship (Jul 15 & Dec 15): Submit an application and 3 examples of your artwork.

$1,000 Rosen Hagood Scholarship (Aug 1, 2021): Explain how your experience with community service has affected you and what it means to you. 

 The Driven Decade Scholarship (Sept 20, 2021):  Submit a 750-1,000 word essay response to the prompt: Where do you see yourself 10 years from now? 


Other/Ongoing - See websites for details.

Accounting Scholarships via

Air Force ROTC or Army ROTC 

$1,500 Autolist Used Car to Dream Car Scholarship

Fulbright Scholarships - International Educational Exchange Program

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$1,500 (max) Quit Smoking Community Scholarship

$500 Theater Masks Bi-annual Scholarship

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