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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).

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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 $5,000 Earnest Scholarship (Extended until June 30): Submit an essay of around 800-1000 words on your education. 

$1,500 ABC Volunteer Recognition Scholarship (June 30): Please write an 800-1000 word essay reflecting on your volunteer and fundraising experience. 

$2,500 TEFL Academy Scholarship (Jul 1): Send a 60 minute video clip about why you're looking to pursue a career teaching english abroad. 

 $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. 

$1,500 Save Money Save the Plant Scholarship (Jul 15): Create a 3-5 minute video on strong positive leadership in environmental technology. Hair Loss Schedule (July 16): Students must have some type of hair loss and must complete a 1500-2000 word essay about their experiences. 

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

 $5,000 Trail Pro Scholarship (July 30): Submit a 400-500 word essay addressing these questions: What is a passion that, when immersed in it, makes you lose track of time? Deadline extended to July 30th. 

$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. 

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

$1,000 Global Perspective Scholarship (Aug 1): Answer an essay question about travel abroad. 

$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

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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