Lillian Rae Dunlap Award - Financial Aid - Defiance College

Lillian Rae Dunlap Award

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Diversity is defined as any uncommon attribute of mind, life experience or talent that adds to
the well-being of the larger community.

Defiance College is committed to fostering a continuous dialogue that promotes understanding and acceptance of diverse ideas and practices. Through open minds and an intellectual process, the DC faculty and staff strive to create an inclusive community that celebrates diversity.

The Lillian Rae Dunlap Award was created to recognize and financially assist today’s under-represented populations and to promote learning from the perspective of multiple and differing life experiences. The Award is designed to provide resources to deserving students to assist them in pursuing their education and realizing their fullest potential. The Dunlap Award is a $1,000 renewable award available through an application process for full-time undergraduate students who come from a diverse background or set of life experiences. Applicants must have earned a 2.25 grade point average in high school and be accepted to Defiance College. Award is for first-year freshmen and transfers only. Priority date for application is March 1.

To apply for the Lillian Rae Dunlap Award, interested students should click here.

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national or ethnic origin, sexual orientation, or disability.