Institutional scholarships for incoming students
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This includes merit awards, departmental scholarships, and more.
The Yale Fund Scholarship - CLOSED for 2020-2021.
- 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. Deadline: May 1, 2021 for the 2021-2022 Academic year.
- Annual Need Based Endowment Scholarships - To support current undergraduate students with financial need. Includes Minnie K. Patton Scholarship. Spring deadline: TBA. CLOSED.
- Baptista Scholarship - To support UD rising (undergraduate) seniors with an intent to attend medical school.
Deadline: March 15, 2020. CLOSED.
- CIC/UPS Scholarship and PACCAR Scholarship - To support current, full-time undergraduate UD students. Deadline: September 20, 2020.
- Constantin First-Generation Scholarship - To support current UD first-generation students. CLOSED.
- Parish Matching Scholarship - For students awarded a scholarship by a parish in any Catholic diocese.
- Scholarships and fellowships for undergraduates with UD Faculty Advisers
- Spring Merit Endowment Scholarships - To support current undergraduate UD students. Deadline: November 12, 2020. CLOSED
- Warren & Anne Marie Pulich Scholarship - To support UD sophomores and juniors majoring in biology, biochemistry, chemistry,
mathematics, or physics. Deadline: March 15, 2020. CLOSED.
- William A. Solemene Foundation Scholarship - To support current undergraduate UD students. Deadline: April 17, 2020. CLOSED.
Study Abroad Scholarships
Outside Scholarships awarded by UD
Outside Scholarship Opportunities
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 begin their scholarship search and
does not include all outside scholarship opportunities.
You must report any awards received from outside UD to our office as soon as possible so that arrangements can be made for appropriate credit. To report
outside scholarships electronically, please log in to BannerWeb. Click on 1) Financial Aid, 2) Award, and 3) Award for Aid Year. Pick the applicable aid year from the drop down menu. Submit your award(s) on the Resources/Add'l Information tab.
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Ongoing (Check website for details and deadlines)
Organizationally Funded Scholarships:
Scholarships for High School Seniors:
Scholarships With Varying Deadlines/Amounts Throughout The Year:
- $1,500 Autolist Used Car to Dream Car Scholarship
- $2,500 Compare Cards College Scholarship (expires the 14th of every month, resets the 15th)
- $10,000 Discover Student Loan Scholarships (random drawings through the year)
- $1,100 BI-ANNUAL Dolman Law Group scholarship: video essay contest
- $1,000 Don’t Text & Drive Scholarship (Mar and Sept)
- Funding your Computer Science Degree
- $1,000 H&P Veterans Helping Veterans Scholarship
- $500 I Heart My School Scholarship
- $500 Innovation Scholarship (deadline is the 20th of every month)
- $1,000 Grade Potential Tutoring Scholarship
- $1,500 The Reality Medics Scholarship
- $2,500 Redfin Scholarship: Write an essay on low-cost housing
- $500 Richard West Law Office Bi-Annual Scholarship
- $1,000 UncommonGoods Scholarships (July 15 & Dec 15): for qualified undergraduate art or design majors
- $500 Theater Masks Bi-annual Scholarship+
- Sleep Scholarships : Multiple scholarships ranging in amount and eligibility
- $1,000 Varsity Tutors College Scholarship Contest
- $5,000 Nitro College Scholarship (multiple deadlines)
- $2,500 OppU Achievers Scholarship (End of March, June, Sept, Dec): celebrates students who transform opportunity into
- $2,500 Citizens Scholarship Sweepstakes: Monthly giveaway for students. Once a year grand giveaway of $15,000. No essay required,
simply fill out a form to be entered.
1st Quarter:January thru March
- $1,500 I Have a Dream Scholarship (Jan 31): Submit a short 250 or less answer about a dream you have.
- $1,000 Against All Odds Scholarship (Jan 31): 750-word essay on the challenges you have faced, and how you have overcome them.
- $1,000 Living with Epilespy Scholarship (Feb 28): Scholarship open to students who personally suffer from epilespy or have a family
member who do.
- $1,500 Sweet and Simple Scholarship (Feb 28): In 250 words or less, write about a special gift you have received.
- $1,000 Nuclear Family Scholarship (Feb 28): Write an essay about how an immediate family member has shaped you into the person
you are today.
- $1,000 Mental Health System Reform Scholarship (Feb 28): 750 word essay explaining your opinion on the mental health debate in the U.S. and
whether you believe the mental health system is in need of reform.
- $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 Superpower Schoalrship (Mar 31): "Which superhero or villain would you want to change places with for a day and why?"
(250 words or less)
- $1,000 J. Guss Scholarship (Mar 31): Applicants must create an infographic on the topic: “What Distracts Teen Drivers and
How to Prevent It.”
2nd Quarter: April thru June
- $1,000 Fight Against Drinking and Driving Scholarship (Apr 30): In 500-750 words explain why you plan not to give into peer pressure.
- $3,000 All About Education Scholarship (Apr 30): "How will a $3,000 scholarship for education make a difference in your life?" (250
words or less)
- $2,000 Living With A Purpose Scholarship (Apr 30): Discuss how legislation in the US could help prevent suicide.
- $2,500 CodeWizardsHQ Scholarship (May 1): A 2 minute video about your need and how can this scholarship help you get ahead.
- $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
- $1,500 Fifth Month Scholarship (May 31): 250 words or less on why the number 5 is important to you.
- $1,000 Triumph Over Adversity Scholarship (May 31): In a 750-word personal essay, discuss an experience that you had while overcoming
challenges related to a disability you personally have or helped a friend overcome.
- $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 Safe Driving Scholarship (May 31): Submit a 750-word essay discussing the current texting and driving laws in your state
and what could be improved to promote safety on the roads.
- $1,000 Access to Education Scholarship (May 31, 2021): Explain the role of higher education in society and your ideas for expanding access
to a wider range of demographic groups.
- $1,000 Will Yokabitus Scholarship (May 31): A 750-1000 word essay on how you or a loved one has been impacted by drug addiction
and how that experience has shaped your plans for the future.
- $1,000 Motivation in Law Scholarship (May 31): 750-1,000 word essay response to the prompt: What motivates you to pursue a career
in the legal field?
- $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.
- $2,500 FASD Scholarship (June 1): In what ways has Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder affected you or why do you have a
particular interest in the topic?
- $2,500 Living with Autism Scholarship (June 15): Write and submit an essay of 1,000 words or less describing how they overcame challenges
in living with autism
- $1,000 Community Leadership Scholarship (June 15): “What is the meaning of service?” Answer in 1000 words or less.
- $2,500 Mandour Law & Associates Scholarship (June 15): 500 words or less on your personal brand, how you plan on impacting society, and how
the money from this scholarship will help you.
- $1,500 Newsome Melton Scholarship (June 15): Write 500 to 1,000 words on a given topic relating to leadership.
3rd Quarter: July thru September
- $1,500 Nargis E. Ragab Scholarship (July 31): Must be a first generation immigrant or the child of a first generation
immigrant. Write a 750-1,000 word essay about the effect it has had on your.
- $1,000 Rosen Hagood Scholarship (Aug 1): Explain how your experience with community service has affected you and what it means
- $500 Strong Roots Scholarship (Aug 31): How is the meaning of the word “community” changing in today’s world, and what does
that mean for people who wish to build strong, healthy communities?
- 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?
4th Quarter:October thru December