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A UD Education is Within Reach

To be considered for UD scholarships, simply apply to UD — there is no application fee. 

In addition to merit scholarships, undergraduate students may qualify for donor-funded and University scholarships. Explore the options and contact the Office of Recruitment and Admission at or 800-UD-PRIDE (800-837-7433) if you have additional questions.

First-Year Merit

To reward your hard work, the University offers merit scholarships, worth up to $31,000 per year for four years to incoming first-year students.

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Choose Ohio First

This undergraduate scholarship is designed to significantly strengthen Ohio’s competitiveness within STEM disciplines and STEM education.

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Transfer Scholarship

Transfer students may be eligible for an Academic Excellence Award, based on combined cumulative college GPA.

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Donor-Funded Scholarships

Thanks to generous donors, we offer additional scholarship options to students which are part of the $200 million awarded to students annually.

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University Scholarships

Through generous donations to the University from our alumni and friends, we are proud to assist our students with achieving their goals by awarding a variety of scholarships.

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External Scholarships

Find tips for exploring options for external scholarships, as well as links to sites the provide free search services.

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Federal Scholarships

The federal government provides some scholarships for military families and AmeriCorps offers an education award.

Textbook Award Program

Campus visits are important and we're willing to put money on it! Find out how undergraduates can get money toward textbooks by visiting UD.