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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