Students at DePaul University typically wonder how to fund their college education. One of the best ways for DePaul students to find money for college is to complete a FAFSA application. This form will quickly tell students if they qualify for any special funding programs that are sponsored by the federal or state government. In addition to completing the FAFSA, students may not realize that DePaul University itself sponsors a number of excellent scholarships to assist students fund their degree. Check out the list below for some of the best DePaul scholarships:
Service & Leadership Scholarships: These scholarships range in value and usually provide students with somewhere between $8,500 to $21,000 in scholarship funds. The scholarships may be renewed for up to four years total if the student continues to maintain eligibility criteria for the award. In order to be considered for this scholarship, students should be able to demonstrate that they have a strong background in community involvement. Additional information about this scholarship is available here.
Double Demon Scholarship: This scholarship is open to students who have already received one degree at DePaul and who want to return to complete additional coursework. It enables DePaul alumni to receive a discount of 25% on the cost of their tuition for their second program. This can be used towards any non-degree, certificate, or degree program that is offered through DePaul. Students can attend on a part-time or full-time basis. If you are eligible for this scholarship, simply reach out to the Admission’s Office to express your interest in this scholarship. There are a few limitations on this scholarship, which can be found here.
First-Year Dean’s Scholarship: This scholarship is open to students who are entering their first year of Law School at DePaul University. Through this funding mechanism, students can receive up to $30,000 per year. Some smaller awards are also offered. Each student who is admitted to the university is automatically reviewed for this award and as such, you do not need to apply for this award. Students are chosen for this scholarship based on individual characteristics, previous achievements, and for what they can contribute to the community at DePaul. The scholarships are renewable provided that the student is in good academic standing in their program. Additional information is available at this website.
DePaul Scholars’ Award: This scholarship is open to students to students who are entering their first year at DePaul as an undergraduate student. In order to receive the highest priority for these scholarships, it is important to submit your admission’s form before November 15th. This scholarship is open to students who have a strong grade point average. The scholarship provides between $15,000-$16,000 per year. The scholarships are renewable provided that the recipient maintains a 2.7 grade point average during their time at DePaul. In addition, the applicant is required to attend the university on a full-time basis. Additional information about the DePaul Scholars’ Award, as well as other merit based scholarships, is available at this link.