Dare to be a Scholar

Push The Boundaries Of Your Curiosity


Complement your major with the UD Honors College or one of our unique Scholars and Fellows programs. These programs are looking for students who think creatively and are ready to push the boundaries of their intellectual curiosity—students like you. Here, you’ll learn specialized skills, gain professional experience, strengthen your resume and develop career connections.


At UD, you can travel the globe beginning your first semester or engage in community initiatives. Receive funding for a new startup or tackle concerns like cybersecurity. Explore and advocate for new approaches to disability or develop an invention in our studios, workshops and labs. The possibilities are bound only by your imagination, ambition and curiosity.


Honors College

Are you looking to expand your intellectual horizons by working with a community of bright and motivated fellow students? If so, explore the UD Honors College. From smaller classes to specialized programming, you’ll find yourself immersed in a world of opportunities.


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World Scholars

UD World Scholars offers you an extraordinary four years. Looking for a truly global education? Begin your first semester abroad in Italy, Spain, Greece, or New Zealand. There’s no other program like it.


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Access:ABILITY Scholars

Access:Ability Scholars embrace disability and possibility. Bring your unique talents and distinct perspectives to a diverse community of disabled and nondisabled students who explore, design and advocate together to help create a more inclusive world.


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Climate Scholars

To guide the world to a more sustainable future, we need leaders in every profession who understand these challenges and can make a difference—and one of those future leaders could be you. As a Climate Scholar, you’ll gain an understanding of the challenges we face and engage with communities to develop new actions and solutions.


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Community Engagement Scholars

Interested in public service? Make an impact as a Community Engagement Scholar. Building on UD’s tradition of service, you’ll have a chance to make a difference through research, volunteering and specific coursework.


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Cybersecurity Scholars

The Cybersecurity Scholars Program integrates with any major and will train you to become a leader in cybersecurity. In this program, you will collaboratively assess and develop both cultural and technical solutions to the most pressing cyber-defense problems.


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Delaware Innovation Fellows

Interested in honing your leadership skills? Do you want to find unique solutions to issues facing our world today, big and small? Delaware Innovation Fellows brings together passionate and creative students from all majors who want to pursue new possibilities for a better future.


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Grand Challenges Scholars for Engineers

Start changing the world in a positive way. As a Grand Challenges Scholar in an engineering program, you will find solutions to the most critical technological challenges of the 21st century.


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