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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. 

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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2022- 2023 Scholarships  

$2,000 James Kennedy Law One Tough Student Scholarship (Jan 26): In a one-page (500-word) essay answer the following question: How can drunk driving accidents be reduced at a societal level? What steps can you take to prevent drunk driving in your community? 

$1,000-2023 Quality of Life Scholarship (Jan. 31): In a 750-word essay response prompt: Tell us about a time when you or a loved one has been involved in an accident and how its effects may have impacted your quality of life. 
$1,000 The Places You Go Scholarship (Feb. 28): *Eligible: First-year college students or transfer students. In a 500- word essay respond to the prompt and/or a 1 minute minimum video essay: "Discuss how moving or exposure to new environments through travel can positively impact a person's life. Include a personal story and what life lessons were learned through this experience."  
$1,000 Houston Scholarship (April 1): In a 750-1,000 word essay repsond to the prompt: "With so many different cultures and languages in the community, we are asking students to talk about traditions that are important to their families and ways society can be more inclusive to everyone."
$1,000-2023 CARE THROUGHOUT THE AGES SCHOLARSHIP (April 30): In a 750-1,000 word essay discuss a time when you had to put the health of a loved one first or provided support through career  or volunteer service. Whether they were suffering from Alzheimer's, dementia, or were at a time in their life where they just needed more help and support, discuss your experience with helping someone else, what life lessons were gained, and how has it changed your outlook on life? 
$1,000 Single Parent Scholarship (May 31): In a 750- word essay explain how living in a single-parent household has affected your life. 
$1,000 Clark Law Group Scholarship (June 1): Must be a child of a current or former military service member. In a 500-1000 words essay, answer the following question: How do you intend to serve the public with your higher education and future career? 
$2,500 The Bertolino Government Regulatory Impact Scholarship (June 15): In a 1,000 to 1,500 words essay answer the prompt: Describe a situation in which a person needs to interact with the government (federal, state, or local), how this impacts the person individually and citizens collectively, and how the relationship with government has changed in the past 50 years. Is this change good or bad and why? 


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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