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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.

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 Living with Epilespy Scholarship (Feb 28): Scholarship open to students who personally suffer from epilespy or have a family member who do. 

$2,500 AdRoll Scholarship (Feb 28): Answer 3 questions in 500 words or less. 2 scholarships available. 

$2,000 GoSkills Scholarship (Mar 15): Submit a short application and a business plan. 

$1,000 George W. Ganim Jr. Scholarship (Mar 31):  Submit a 750-word essay about a moment that sparked your interest in your future career. 

 $2,500 Upsolve Scholarship (Mar 31): Propose a 500 to 1,000 word essay on your ideas for a more equitable legal system

$2,500 CM Cares Scholarship (Apr 6): 25 scholarships available to students who are pursuing advaned degress and are commited to a career in ministry. Students of all faiths welcome. 

$600 Financial Planning Assocation-DFW Scholarship (Apr 15): For students currently enrolled in, or graduated from, a financial planning degree. 2 scholarships available for up to $1200. 

$2,500 Power to Present Scholarship (Apr 30): In 500 words or less, explain the impact that a powerful presentation has had on you. 

$2,000 Living With A Purpose Scholarship (Apr 30): Submit an essay regarding how legislation can be implemented to lower or decrease the rate of suicide in the United States.

$1,000 Hancock Scholarship for Working Sudents (May 7): 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): 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): 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.

$2,000 Stand Up To Distracted Driving Scholarship (July 1): How has distracted driving impacted your life? What ideas do you have to raise awareness of distracted driving? 

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

$1,000 Behan Law Group Military Veteran Scholarship (Aug 1): Must be a U.S. Military veteran or child of a vetern or current service member. Submit an essay about your experience as a veteran (or child of one) and your community. 

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

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

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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