Fall 2020 Update

Fall 2020 Update: Wright State University’s Dayton and Lake Campuses plan to return to teaching for 2020 Fall Semester on August 24 with a dynamic and flexible mixture of in-person and remote courses. Read more about our Right Here. Wright State. This Fall. plan.

Continuing Student Scholarships

Raider Connect Staff will begin working remotely starting March 23. Please call us at 937-775-4000 to speak with an advisor or email raiderconnect@wright.edu. We are happy to schedule phone or video appointments via our email address at this time. Please scan or photograph and email all documents to raiderconnect@wright.edu.

Online Wright State Scholarship Application

Continuing students can submit ONE online scholarship application to apply for multiple scholarships. Applicants are considered for each scholarship based on the eligibility criteria listed in the descriptions. To see what you may qualify for, use the scholarship search. Scholarships range from $300 up to the value of tuition. The 2021-22 Wright State University online scholarship application will open later this fall. Please stay tuned for more details.

Additional Scholarship Opportunities

Some departments or divisions may offer other scholarships to continuing students not awarded through the online application. Listed below are some of the scholarship opportunities not included in online scholarship application. Check with the chair in your academic department for any other options.

All Majors

Award Amount
Amount varies
Eligibility Criteria

Available to students currently enrolled at main campus with at least a 2.0 cumulative GPA. Student must be a residential student currently living in the residence halls or apartment communities and/or has demonstrated financial need

Deadline Date
March 21 (prior to the start of the academic year)
How to Apply

Please contact Residence Life & Housing for details on how to apply

Essay Requirements/ Expectations

Be sure your essay demonstrates how you have been able to overcome various challenges in your life.

Additional Information

All eligible applicants will be considered.

College of Liberal Arts Scholarships

Award Amount
Amount varies
Eligibility Criteria

Available to a female, junior or senior majoring in Motion Pictures.  

Deadline Date
See "How to Apply".
How to Apply

Contact the Department of Theatre, Dance and Motion Pictures for more information.

Additional Information

All eligible applicants will be considered

Award Amount
Minimum award amount is $500
Eligibility Criteria

Be a student majoring in Social Work, have demonstrated financial need.

Deadline Date
See "How to Apply"
How to Apply

Contact the Department of Social Work for more information.

Essay Requirements/ Expectations

All eligible applicants will be considered

Award Amount
Minimum award amount is $500
Eligibility Criteria

Be a full-time, undergraduate, continuing student majoring in Theatre Design/Technology with a minimum cumulative gpa of 3.0. 

Deadline Date
See "How to Apply"
How to Apply

Contact the Department of Theatre, Dance and Motion Pictures for more information.

Additional Information

All eligible applicants will be considered

Award Amount
Minimum award amount is $1,000
Eligibility Criteria

Available to junior or senior in the Design/Technology area; plan to attend graduate school or pursue a professional career in theatre technology, theatre design or stage management; minimum 3.0 GPA in Design/Technology classes and excel through production work and class work, in the technical, design or management areas of theatre, exhibit unusual enthusiasm for learning, and have an outstanding potential for success in their chosen field. 

Deadline Date
See "How to Apply".
How to Apply

Contact the Department of Theatre, Dance and Motion Pictures for more information.

Additional Information

All eligible applicants will be considered

Award Amount
Amount varies
Eligibility Criteria

Accepted as a Social Work major, have a 2.25 cumulative gpa as an undergraduate student or a 3.0 cumulative gpa as a graduate student.                                 

Deadline Date
See "How to Apply"
How to Apply

Contact the Department of Social Work for more information.

Additional Information

All eligible applicants will be considered

Award Amount
Amount varies
Eligibility Criteria

Available to undergraduate History majors; have at least one term remaining prior to receiving a baccalaureate degree; submit an essay on some topic of history; preference given to essays on a facet of British history or the British Empire; preference will be given to students who have demonstrated financial need.   

Deadline Date
See "How to Apply"
How to Apply

Contact the Department of History for more information.

Additional Information

All eligible applicants will be considered

Award Amount
$1,000
Eligibility Criteria

Be a student majoring within the Department of Art and Art History; have demonstrated financial need and have a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.75. Preference is to be given to a non-traditional student.  

Deadline Date
See "How to Apply"
How to Apply

Contact the Department of Art and Art History for more information.

Additional Information

All eligible applicants will be considered

Award Amount
Minimum award amount is $1,500
Eligibility Criteria

Be either an Acting or Dance Major and have demonstrated financial need.  Preference will be given to incoming students from Stivers School for the Arts.                                 

Deadline Date
See "How to Apply"
How to Apply

Contact the Department of Theatre, Dance and Motion Pictures for more information.

Additional Information

All eligible applicants will be considered

Award Amount
Minimum award amount is $500
Eligibility Criteria

Award will be given to an outstanding Model UN Delegate.  The recipient will be selected by the Chair of the Political Science Department based on recommendation of the Model UN Faculty.                                   

Deadline Date
See "How to Apply"
How to Apply

Contact the Political Science Department for more information.

Essay Requirements/ Expectations

All eligible applicants will be considered

Award Amount
Amount varies
Eligibility Criteria

Be a Social Work major. Shown leadership qualities in class and/or in volunteer work that address social work issues; to be determined by the Department of Social Work. Meet the current requirements of Wright State University’s Mission Scholarship Program as the fund is intended to support students who may not be eligible for other academic scholarships or need based grants.

Deadline Date
See "How to Apply"
How to Apply

Contact the Department of Social Work for more information.

Additional Information

All eligible applicants will be considered

Award Amount
Minimum award amount is $500
Eligibility Criteria

Be a Social Work major who has reached senior status. Be in good academic standing and have a minimum GPA of 2.25. Must be a member of the Social Work Club and have a key role in hosting and organizing the Kids Night Out Program.

Deadline Date
See "How to Apply"
How to Apply

Contact the Department of Social Work for more information.

Additional Information

All eligible applicants will be considered

Award Amount
Amount varies
Eligibility Criteria

Student must be a degree seeking student in the College of Liberal Arts.  Preference will be given to students who are travelling abroad for the first time and to students who are travelling to a Spanish-speaking country. 

Deadline Date
See "How to Apply"
How to Apply

Contact the CoLA Deans Office for more information at 775-2225.

Additional Information

All eligible applicants will be considered

Award Amount
Amount varies
Eligibility Criteria

Student must be a degree seeking student in the College of Liberal Arts. Student will participate in an upcoming study abroad program and has a minimum cumulative gpa of 3.0.                               

Deadline Date
See "How to Apply"
How to Apply

Contact the CoLA Deans Office for more information at 775-2225.

Additional Information

All eligible applicants will be considered

Award Amount
Minimum award amount is $500
Eligibility Criteria

Be a senior in Social Work. Be a first generation college student. Meet the current University definition of a student from a middle income family, or below, with preference going to those with documented financial need. Preference will be given to students pursuing a practicum in Social Justice or Child Welfare.                               

Deadline Date
See "How to Apply"
How to Apply

Contact the Department of Social Work for more information.

Additional Information

All eligible applicants will be considered

Award Amount
Minimum award amount is $500
Eligibility Criteria

Available to students in the Motion Pictures Program.  Recipients must be a senior with a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.75 and submit a completed script that will be reviewed by faculty and staff of the department.

Deadline Date
See "How to Apply"
How to Apply

Contact the Department of Theatre, Dance and Motion Pictures for more information.

Additional Information

All eligible applicants will be considered

Award Amount
Amount varies
Eligibility Criteria

Available to undergraduate History majors; with at least a 3.3 cumulative GPA, and two semesters remaining to complete after current semester.

Deadline Date
See "How to Apply"
How to Apply

Contact the Department of History for more information.

Additional Information

All eligible applicants will be considered.

Award Amount
Amount varies
Eligibility Criteria

Available to a junior or senior Theatre, Dance and Motion Picture majors with a minimum 2.5 GPA; preference will be given to students who have documented financial need.

Deadline Date
See "How to Apply".
How to Apply

Contact the Department of Theatre, Dance and Motion Pictures for more information.

Additional Information

All eligible applicants will be considered

Award Amount
Minimum award amount is $500
Eligibility Criteria

Must be a junior or senior female student majoring in the Motion Picture Program, have demonstrated financial need and have a minimum gpa of 2.5.

Deadline Date
See "How to Apply"
How to Apply

Contact the Motion Pictures Program for more information.

Additional Information

All eligible applicants will be considered

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