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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 - To support MBA students in the Satish and Yasmin Gupta College of Business.

The George S. Sturgeon Cybersecurity Scholarship Fund for Women - $1,500 to $3,000 awarded to eligible recipient(s). Currently closed.


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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2020

$1,000 Sentient Scholarship (Feb 28): Write a 800 to 1,000 word essay exploring how you've used your creative talents in college so far. 

$1,000 Bill of Rights Scholarship  (Feb 29):  A 750-1000 word essay answering the following: Is there an amendment in the Bill of Rights that stands out as being the most important to you, in your opinion? Why or why not? 

$2,000 Greater Than Gatsby Schoalrship (Mar 1): Submit 3 photos demonstrating your best photography. must be majoring in art, communications, english, film, or a related field. 

$1,000 Photographer.org Scholarship (Mar 1): Submit a 300 word essay on why you are interested in photography. 

$1,000 TodayTix Scholarship (Mar 31): Must be majoring/minoring in theater, journalism, or English. Write an essay describing how the arts has impacted your life. 

$1,000 Mattress Nerd Scholarship (Apr 1): Answer given questions about environmental impact in a 500-1,000 word essay. 

$3,000 Women in Public Finance Scholarship (Apr 3): Must be a woman pursuing a graduate degree that is planning to attend a Texas institution and be enrolled in a business, accounting, finance, pre-law, or community/regional planning major. 

$1,000 Vegas Odds Scholarship (June 30): Write a short essay on "Are college athletes remunerated fairly?" 

$1,000 Cyber Security Scholarship (July 15): Must be a participant in a cyber security program and must submit a 250 word essay on why you have chosen the field. 

$1,000 Rise Marketing Stem Scholarship (Aug 1): Must major in a STEM subject, fill out simple form. 

$1,000 Teaching Guide Scholarship (Aug 1): Submit a 1,500 to 2,000 word essay that explores online teaching. 

$500 National Founder's Graduate Business Scholarship (Aug 10): Candidates should submit a cover letter summarizing their interest and experience in entrepreneurship

Other/Ongoing - See websites for details.

Accounting Scholarships via Accounting.com

Air Force ROTC or Army ROTC 

$1,500 Autolist Used Car to Dream Car Scholarship

Fulbright Scholarships - International Educational Exchange Program

GI Bill Benefits Comparison ToolGoGrad.org MBA Scholarships and Resources Guide

900 MBA and Graduate Scholarships

$1,500 (max) Quit Smoking Community Scholarship

$500 Theater Masks Bi-annual Scholarship

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