Office of Student Financial Aid

Scholarships and Awards

New Incoming student scholarship information

  • First Time Freshman: Learn more about scholarships available to students who enroll directly after high school or as first-time Adult students
  • Transfer: Learn more about scholarships available to students transferring to UToledo from a 2-year or 4-year institution 
  • International: Learn more about scholarships available to international students

Donor scholarship information

  • Search our scholarships: The University of Toledo has many generous donors who support our students by providing hundreds of additional scholarship opportunities.  Use our scholarship search tool to find more ways UT can help make your education affordable.
  • Scholarship Recommendation Form: Form to submit if recommendation letters are required for a scholarship
  • Donor Thank You Form: Form to submit to thank a donor for a scholarship you have received
  • Scholarship Essays: Tips for writing scholarship essays
  • Recipients of donor scholarships awarded by UT will be notified of their awards typically by June 30.



  • Outside Scholarship Frequently Asked Questions: Information for both students and donors regarding UT policies and procedures for outside scholarships
  • UT students earned over $3 million in outside scholarships during the 2018-19 academic year.  Listed below are reputable scholarship sites that we encourage you to explore for additional scholarships.  Please remember that scholarship applications should never require a fee.


Choose Ohio First Scholarships

  • Choose Ohio First Scholarship Program: Scholarship that awards Ohio colleges, universities and their business partners that have developed innovative academic programs to recruit and retain more Ohio students into STEMM fields.  The funding that they receive is used to offer scholarships for those programs to current and potential students.

Competitive Award Application Support 

  • UToledo Competitive Fellowships: Initiative in the Center for International Studies and Programs (CISP) coordinates a centralized effort to assist students with the rigorous process of applying and preparing for prestigious scholarly experiences, such as the Fulbright program or a Rhodes Scholarship.  CISP is here to help and guide you  through the  application process.

Last Updated: 4/1/21