Awards & Scholarships


Shawn & Sheryl McCall Award for Entrepreneurship

Two awards are granted to undergraduate students who show entrepreneurial promise.

David J. Freschman Scholarship

This scholarship honors David J. Freschman, UD alumnus, entrepreneur and venture capitalist. It is awarded to students who demonstrate energy, enthusiasm, determination, sales acumen, financial ability and good judgement.

Rysheema Dixon Legacy Award

Awarded annually to a student social innovator or entrepreneur who exemplifies the namesake’s deep commitment to improving the lives of others through social innovation and venturing. This is typically exemplified by the active pursuit of new programs, policies, products or services with the potential to sustainably benefit people from socially and economically disadvantaged backgrounds.

Brad & Jennifer Bono Award

This award recognizes a student who shows entrepreneurial leadership and social impact through his/her work.

Horn Entrepreneurship Award

This award, funded by the faculty who teach entrepreneurship-designated courses, is intended to be used for the pursuit of a specific new venture or educational opportunity related to creativity, entrepreneurship, innovation or leadership.


Applications for spring 2025 awards & scholarships will open in March 2025.