Coronavirus Update

COVID-19 Update: All academic classes will be held remotely for summer semester. Physical access to Dayton and Lake campuses is restricted to essential personnel. Read more.

Paul Laurence Dunbar Scholarship

Raider Connect Staff will begin working remotely starting March 23. Please call us at 937-775-4000 to speak with an advisor or email 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

Award Amount
Eligibility Criteria

Be a member of an underrepresented ethnic group (African American, Asian, Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander, Hispanic or Latino, or American Indian/Alaskan Native). Achieve a minimum composite score of 55 based on Wright State scholarship funding formula which incorporates ACT composite or SAT math and evidence-based reading and writing with cumulative HS GPA to measure overall academic performance (see Academic Performance Scholarship Calculator above)

Yes; for four years
Deadline Date
June 1 (Prior to the start of the academic year.)
How to Apply

Apply for Undergraduate Admission and be admitted.