Full-Tuition Scholarships

Defiance College rewards exemplary academic achievement through full-tuition scholarships designed to provide access to students pursuing liberal arts degrees and majors within STEM fields of study. 

Scholarship awards are renewable throughout the student's undergraduate program of study at DC for up to four years, subject to scholarship renewal requirements.


Invitations for participation in the Scholarship Day event will be sent via email to students meeting the criteria below.

  • First-time freshman, accepted to Defiance College prior to Scholarship Day
  • Minimum 3.5 GPA 
  • Participation in DC's Scholarship Day program (Held November 11, 2023 and February 24, 2024)
    • Must be invited by the Admissions Office - Meet the eligibility requirements but have not received an invitation? Contact the Office of Admissions for details.
  • Recipients of full-tuition scholarships must reside on campus.


Apply for admission now! 


Contact the Office of Admissions for more information.

Defiance College admits students regardless of race, color, creed, sex,
national or ethnic origin, sexual orientation, or disability.