Davenport’s here to help you secure financial aid for college

Whether you’re seeking college freshman scholarships or other forms of financial aid for college, Davenport is here for you.

If you’re like most students, receiving financial aid for college is vital to funding your education. At Davenport, more than 95% of our students receive some form of financial aid and scholarships. In fact, every year we award more than $15 million in DU scholarships, Michigan merit scholarships and Foundation scholarships. That includes the full-tuition Ford Scholarship in memory of late President Gerald Ford, who briefly taught and coached at Davenport.  

If you need help navigating DU financial aid for college, reach out to our financial aid counseling team at financialaid@davenport.edu or by calling toll free at 866.774.0004.

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Apply early for the best scholarship opportunities

Once you’re accepted to Davenport, you’re automatically considered for financial aid and scholarships, including college freshman scholarships, DU Foundation scholarships and community foundation scholarships. For the best DU scholarships, we encourage you to apply to Davenport early and to start your free application now. You can pause at any point and continue when it’s best for you. If you have questions along the way, please contact our admissions team at info@davenport.edu or 800.686.1600


DU scholarships

The first step to receiving financial aid and scholarships, including DU scholarships, is to complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) form. With the FAFSA, you’re applying for federal grants, work-study and loans. Davenport uses your data to determine your eligibility for federal financial aid for college as well as DU scholarships. 

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Pay for your education with financial aid for college

From federal financial aid for college to community foundational and merit scholarships in Michigan, you have access to a broad range of financial aid and scholarships to help pay for your education. The DU financial aid counseling team can help you navigate all of the options. Plus, career services can help connect you to part-time jobs while you go to school.

Davenport awards more than $15 million in scholarships annually
Over 95% of Davenport students receive financial aid for college

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Supportive financial aid and scholarships team    

You can count on our dedicated DU financial aid counselors to help you navigate financial aid and scholarships – from federal financial aid for college, Michigan merit scholarships and other scholarships in Michigan for college students to specific DU scholarships.

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College freshman scholarships and more  

From our full-tuition Ford Scholarship for undergraduate students to our $6,000/year Titanium Scholarship for adult students, DU scholarships cover the gamut. We have scholarships for freshmen, transfer, adult and graduate students. 

Learn about the Ford Scholarship and more 


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General DU scholarships

Help reduce your reliance on student loans. See if you qualify for general DU scholarships, such as ethnic and minority scholarships, national outside scholarships and degree-specific scholarships, such as nursing scholarships.

Learn more about general DU scholarships 


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Answers to your pressing questions 

Once you receive your financial aid and scholarships award letter from Davenport, you’re ready to get the funds you deserve to cover the cost of your education. From disbursement information to other FAQs about financial aid for college, we have your answers.

Answers to common financial aid for college questions


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