Scholarships are an investment in student success. By supporting students on their UD journeys, you can leave a legacy that extends far beyond campus.

Many students rely on scholarships to make their UD experience possible.

Transforming Lives with Scholarships: Tajai’ Cox & Paula Glover: youtube.com/watch?v=R5TUmg4HmOQ

When Tajai’ Cox, BE23, lost his mother and suddenly became independent, he didn’t know how he was going to continue at UD or where life might take him next. Paula Glover’s, BE89, support gave him the finances and hope to realize his dreams.

DONORS & STUDENTS IN THEIR OWN WORDS

Transforming Lives with Scholarships: Arynn Hernandez & Glenn Pfeil: youtube.com/watch?v=zeVi84ddWXY

Arynn Hernandez, BE22, 23M, wasn’t sure how she would achieve her goals while juggling so much with work, siblings and studies. Support from Glenn Pfeil, BE78, changed all that. She was able to pursue her advanced degree and jumpstart her career journey.

Transforming Lives with Scholarships: Megan Tarr and Nancy Lomax: youtube.com/watch?v=pUmcNvNZl_0

Megan Tarr, AS25, wasn't sure she would be able to afford to continue school after her first semester. When she learned she had received a scholarship that was established by Nancy Lomax, AS71, she immediately found hope and excitement for the opportunities ahead at UD.

Transforming Lives with Scholarships: Shem Msabila, Marcia & Jim Borel: youtube.com/watch?v=FvfcsQJw8Sw

Shem Msabila, ANR24, from Tanzania, Africa heard “no” too many times to have hope in pursuing research that would make a difference in his home country, let alone the United States. Funding from Marcia and Jim Borel helped Shem experience more than he could have ever dreamed.

Transforming Lives with Scholarships: Tajai’ Cox & Paula Glover: youtube.com/watch?v=R5TUmg4HmOQ

When Tajai’ Cox, BE23, lost his mother and suddenly became independent, he didn’t know how he was going to continue at UD or where life might take him next. Paula Glover’s, BE89, support gave him the finances and hope to realize his dreams.

 

“FOR FOLKS CONTEMPLATING A SCHOLARSHIP, I WOULD SAY, THE FUTURE IS NOW....PICK UP THE PHONE TOMORROW AND FIGURE OUT WHAT YOU’RE PASSIONATE ABOUT. THE UNIVERSITY DOES A WONDERFUL JOB OF HELPING TO BRING YOUR PASSION TO LIFE.” 



—Donna Fontana, BE85
Fontana Family Education Scholarship

INVEST IN STUDENT SUCCESS TODAY

UD scholarship support can take several forms, and each allows you to transform the lives of those who will transform the world.

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ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIPS

Endowed scholarships create permanent, named funds to support Blue Hens, present and future.

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An endowed scholarship will last for perpetuity, with approximately 4% of the total gift each year supporting students in need. You can create a legacy of generosity by naming an endowed scholarship for yourself, your family or a loved one.

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CURRENT-USE SCHOLARSHIPS

Current-use scholarships provide immediate support to students in need. 
 

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FINISH LINE GRANTS

A Finish Line grants can make the difference that allows a student to graduate and find success beyond UD.

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Finish Line grants help upperclassmen complete their UD journeys and reach graduation. Every year, more than 400 Blue Hens are unable to continue their educational journey due to unpaid tuition—most often, the outstanding amount is less than $1,500. A Finish Line grant of $1,000 can make the difference that allows a senior to walk across the Commencement stage and find success beyond UD.

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