National Scholarships

Nationally competitive scholarships are prestigious and highly competitive scholarships available to U.S. undergraduate and graduate students. Although these scholarships are difficult to win and require substantial preparation, USD students have great success.

  • Grades are important
  • Pursue an ambitious curriculum
  • Get involved through research, internships, service-learning, study abroad and student organizations
  • Develop close relationships with faculty in several disciplines
  • Search for leadership opportunities
  • Broaden your horizons

Honors will help you apply for these scholarships and compete for the required university endorsement for many of them.

Award Descriptions


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