Prospective Students | Scholarships & Fellowships
For Undergraduate Students
Undergraduate interns conducting research.
The University of Delaware awards more than $90 million annually in aid. There is a commitment to making a University of Delaware education affordable through a combination of reasonable tuition for in-state and out-of-state students and availability of scholarships, financial aid programs, and financing plans. For more information check out financing your University of Delaware Education, or see the Office of Scholarships and Financial Aid.
For Graduate Students
Currently, nearly all full-time graduate students at the University of Delaware College of Earth, Ocean, and Environment receive full financial aid via fellowships, teaching assistantships or research assistantships. Most part-time graduate students receive partial aid through scholarships and other sources.
A variety of scholarship/fellowship opportunities are available to qualified students.
Program Fellowships: The marine programs in CEOE (Marine Biosciences, Oceanography, Marine Policy, and Physical Ocean Science and Engineering) award one fellowship each to a student entering their specific program. The Department of Geological Sciences also offers program fellowships.
Marian R. Okie Fellowship: Several fellowships from the Okie endowment are available to students enrolled in one of the four marine programs. The fellowships are based on academic and research excellence and demonstrated leadership abilities.
University Graduate Fellows: University Fellowships are awarded on the basis of nominations by the graduate departments and programs to students with regular, full-time status and high academic standing. Fellowships usually provide full tuition and a stipend. Awards are competitive and are based on academic achievement and professional commitment and potential. Awards are granted for one year.
University Graduate Scholars: Awards are competitive and are based on many criteria including challenging social, economic, educational, cultural or other life circumstances; academic achievements; first-generation graduate student status; and/or need as determined by federal income guidelines (FAFSA).