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Multi-Ethnic Engineers Program Scholarship

What You Need To Know

Students interested in participating in the Multi-Ethnic Engineers Program (MEP) have the opportunity to apply for a MEP scholarship. MEP scholarships are valued at $1,000 - $2,500 per year for up to four years (or eight semesters). While the scholarship is merit-based, the amount awarded will be based on financial need as determined by the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).

MEP Scholarship Eligibility

All graduating high school students and transfer students applying to UD School of Engineering or UD Sinclair Academy for the Fall 2024 semester who meet these eligibility requirements are welcome to apply for this scholarship:

  • Student must apply (and be later accepted) to an undergraduate engineering program.
  • Student must be a US citizen, permanent resident, or DACA recipient.
  • Student agrees to participate in the MEP Program and remain in good standing in accordance with the MEP engagement requirements (requires approx. 4 hours per month time commitment).
  • Student understands that remaining in good academic standing in accordance with the University guidelines is required for scholarship renewal each year.

How To Apply

  1. Apply for admission to the University of Dayton. Please note, only engineering majors are eligible for a MEP scholarship.
  2. After completing your application for admission, please complete the MEP scholarship form
    1. To begin your scholarship form, you will need to look up your application by entering your name, date of birth and email address. Please ensure you provide the same details that you used on your application for admission.
    2. If you apply using the Common App, it may take 24-36 hours for UD to receive your application.

The deadline to complete both steps is Jan. 31, 2024.

MEP Scholarship  Timeline 

  • The MEP scholarship form will be open for eligible students through Jan. 31, 2024.  
  • Scholarship applicants will be notified by email in February 2024, and awards will be included in the students' transparent financial aid offers.