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 like you who think creatively and are ready to push the boundaries of their intellectual curiosity. Learn specialized skills, gain experience, strengthen your resume and develop career connections.


Here 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 makerspace labs. The possibilities are bound only by your imagination, your ambition and your curiosity.

Honors College

Are you looking to expand your intellectual horizons amongst a community of bright and motivated scholars? The UD Honors College is a good fit for you! 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 or New Zealand. There’s no other program like it.


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Access:ABILITY Scholars

Your ideas and commitment can change people’s lives. As an Access:Ability Scholar you will act on that philosophy by learning to design and advocate for inclusive approaches to disability. Bring your unique talents and the distinct perspective of your major—whatever major that might be—to issues that affect the disability community.


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Climate Scholars

As the effects of climate change become ever more apparent and severe, now is the time to take responsibility and do what you can to prevent the worst impacts. As a Climate Scholar, you’ll not only gain an understanding of the challenges we face, but you’ll engage with the community to devise new 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 service-learning courses, research and volunteering.


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Cybersecurity Scholars

The Cybersecurity Scholars Program will integrate with any major and train you to become a thought leader in cybersecurity. You will collaboratively assess the most pressing cyber-defense questions and develop both cultural and technical solutions.


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Delaware Innovation Fellows

Want to become an entrepreneur? Got a big idea? Turn it into action by becoming a Delaware Innovation Fellow. We’re looking for passionate, creative and bold students, in all majors ready to turn their dreams into reality.


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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 be part of addressing the presidential call for our nation to lead the way in the most critical technological challenges of the 21st century.


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