Academic Scholarships, based on incoming GPA and test scores (SAT or ACT). The University of Bridgeport also offers Portfolio Scholarships for Design and Fashion Merchandising majors, the opportunity to audition for a Music Scholarship for Music majors, and Athletic Scholarships to those athletes that qualify. Transfer students are also eligible to receive special transfer scholarships.
Priority is given to students who apply early and 96% of UB students are awarded financial aid. There is no need to submit additional materials or to apply separately for these scholarships as they are automatically awarded based on previous academic performance.
Merit-based academic scholarships for freshmen undergraduate students:
Trustee Scholarship: $22,000
Presidential Scholarship: $20,000
Honor Scholarship: $17,000
Challenge Grant: $12,000
Merit-based academic scholarships for transfer students:
Transfer Trustee Scholarship: $17,000
Transfer Presidential Scholarship: $15,000
Transfer Honor Scholarship: $12,000
Transfer Challenge Grant: $8,000