Academic scholarships are available to first year applicants and transfer students seeking an associate or a bachelor degree. All awards are renewable yearly based on satisfactory academic achievement and good standing at the University. All undergraduate applicants are automatically considered for these scholarship awards once all application materials are received by the specified deadlines below. There is no separate scholarship application form.

Please note that the University of Bridgeport does not offer any full scholarships. Students who receive partial scholarships will have to pay the remaining costs, which are not covered by their scholarships, upon their arrival to the University.

Academic scholarships range from $11,000 to $17,000 per academic year, and are based on academic excellence and English proficiency.

Scholarship Amount per Year
Trustee Scholarship $17,000
Presidential Scholarship $15,000
Academic Scholarship $11,000
Music Scholarship Varies
Athletic Scholarship** Varies
Design Scholarship Varies (Applicant must present portfolio)


**International undergraduate students who wish to apply for an athletic scholarship must take the SAT Examination.  The Department of Athletics at the University of Bridgeport offers athletic grants (scholarships) to those individuals who demonstrate superior athletic abilities and meet the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) regulations and University of Bridgeport regulations for eligibility to participate. Prospective international undergraduate students can get further information about the athletics department and the athletic grants by e-mailing the appropriate coaches.