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Day of Pride Scholarship

Offered by University of Connecticut

Reviewed by Lisa FreedlandLast updated Jan 3, 2024
20 awards worth up to

Full Tuition

Grade level

High School Senior

Expected deadline:

This scholarship might not currently be accepting applications. Most scholarship programs only accept applications a few months ahead of their annual deadline. We’ve estimated this deadline based on last year’s deadline in order to help you plan out your scholarship applications.

November 2024

Scholarship Overview

Are you an incoming University of Connecticut freshman with financial need who will be graduating from a Connecticut secondary school and has been involved in leadership activities in their high school and/or community? If so, you may be eligible for the Day of Pride Scholarship! Each year, the scholarship awards up to full tuition to up to 20 incoming, in-state UConn freshman who demonstrate financial need. Applicants must also have a minimum 3.6 GPA, and, if they choose to submit their standardized test scores, should achieve a minimum combined SAT Score of 1170 or an ACT composite score of 24. If you’re an incoming Husky with financial need, we encourage you to apply! Keep on reading to learn more.

Eligibility information

This scholarship is open to students meeting the below eligibility criteria.

Grade Level

High School Senior

Citizenship

DACA

Minimum GPA

3.6

Other Category

Low Income

State

Connecticut

University

UNIVERSITY OF CONNECTICUT - ALL CAMPUSES

Application information

To apply for this scholarship, submit the below application materials before the deadline.

Essay

Resume or CV

Letters of Recommendation

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Scholarship FAQ

Is this scholarship open to international students?

No, this scholarship is only open to and DACA students.

Who should I contact with any questions about this scholarship?

For any questions regarding this scholarship application, please contact University of Connecticut at [email protected].

Is this scholarship open to international or DACA students?

No, this scholarship is only open to U.S. Citizens. # No, this scholarship is only open to U.S. Citizens and Permanent Residents. # No, this scholarship is open to U.S. Citizens, Permanent Residents, and DACA recipients. # Yes, this scholarship is open to all students! # No, this scholarship is only open to Permanent Residents. # No, this scholarship is only open to DACA recipients. # This scholarship is open to Canadian Citizens. # This scholarship is open to citizens of countries other than the United States. We encourage you to confirm specific citizenship eligibility requirements on the sponsoring organization’s website. # This scholarship is open to Canadian Citizens and citizens of some other countries. We encourage you to confirm specific citizenship eligibility requirements on the sponsoring organization’s website.

Where can I find help writing my scholarship essay?

For help writing the essay component of this scholarship application, check out our guides How to Write a Winning Scholarship Essay and How to Start a Scholarship Essay (With Examples).

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