A major source of support for the University of Delaware’s diversity
efforts, the School of Public Policy and Administration receives several
University Graduate Scholars (UGS) awards each year for graduate
students. University Graduate Scholars awards consist of full tuition
scholarships for fall and spring semesters and an academic-year
stipend. University Graduate Scholars are expected to work in one of
SPPA’s affiliated research centers for 20 hours per week during the
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).
Awards are granted for one year. Additional information is available at http://www.udel.edu/gradoffice/financial/gradscholars.html. Students may be nominated by their SPPA academic program for the award. Only U.S. citizens are eligible for UGS awards.
Application instructions are included on the Supplementary Information Form.
To be considered for nomination, completed applications MUST be
received by January 15th each year, including submission of GRE scores,
resume, and personal statement essay that addresses all eligibility criteria that
may apply to you.