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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. 

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 Amy G Scholarship (Sept 30): 750 words (explaining the role of higher education in society and describing the applicant’s ideas for expanding access to a wider range of demographic group. 

$1,000 Animal Rescue Scholarship (Sept 30): Submit a 750 word essay on your experience with an rescue animal.

$2,500 LendUp Scholarship (Sept 30): In 500 words or fewer tell about an interesting project you've worked on and how it has impacted your fellow student body or community. 

$2,000 Buckfire & Buckfire Scholarships (Oct 1): Various scholarships available with varying amounts. Check out the link for more information.

$1,000 Varghese Summersett Scholarship (Oct 1): 500-1500 word essay on your opinion of a current law or piece of legislation that deserves to be updated. 

Criminal Justice Changemaker Scholarship (Oct 1): 500-1500 word essay on your opinion of a current law or piece of legislation that deserves to be updated. 

$1,000 BeMo® Scholarship (May 31 and Oct 31): Must be a pre-medical undergraduate. Complete 2 surveys about your academic experience. 

 $1000 Steve Duckett Local Conservation Scholarship (Oct 31): Submit a 500-word personal statement explaining your dedication to local conservation and detailing contributions to conservation and natural preservation efforts.

$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 Swop Smart Scholarshop (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 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. 








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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900 MBA and Graduate Scholarships

$1,500 (max) Quit Smoking Community Scholarship

$500 Theater Masks Bi-annual Scholarship

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