Embry-Riddle Worldwide students are eligible to apply for state scholarships, state grants, university institutional grants/scholarships, and external scholarships. Scholarships and/or grants are based on specific criteria. Scholarships and/or grants can come from the federal government, your state government, the university, and a private or nonprofit organization.

State programs offer their own range of scholarships and grants that you may qualify for through residency and meeting outlined criteria from your state.

Worldwide scholarship opportunities are funds designed to reward students that have shown successful academic achievement.

University institutional scholarship opportunities are funds generously donated to the university to help students pay for their education.

External scholarship opportunities are offered to students by organizations independent from Embry-Riddle.

Congratulations to our Worldwide funded scholarship winners! 4,170 students were granted a total of $4,379,522 in Worldwide funded scholarships during the 2021-2022 academic year.

All scholarships are subject to change. Scholarship funds may be reduced, reversed, cancelled, or denied based on one or more
of the following circumstances but not limited to:

  • Enrollment changes – drops/withdraws/audits this includes FX grades for non-attendance
  • Not meeting Scholarship criteria provided by the University, Institution, Donor, Sponsor, Department, etc.
  • Receipt of additional educational assistance and/or scholarships, (i.e. Tuition Assistance/waivers, employer reimbursement, scholarships and/or any other 3rd party assistance) that applies to tuition and fees.
  • Students sponsored by Raytheon, Boeing, UTS, Carrier, and OTIS are not eligible for any type of Institutional Scholarships
  • Embry-Riddle employees and employee dependents are not eligible for Institutional Scholarship funds

Please note: Meeting minimum requirements does not guarantee a scholarship. Applicants must meet minimum requirements to be considered for each award. Most Institutional Scholarships are not stackable, meaning a student cannot be awarded more than one Institutional Scholarship.

  • Scholarships and grants are often called “gift aid” because they are free money — financial aid that doesn’t have to be repaid. Grants are often need-based, while scholarships are usually merit-based.   
  • You are not limited to the scholarships we have posted; apply for all you feel you are eligible for.
  • You can be offered aid up to your cost of attendance, so apply for as many as possible!
  • You must check with your state for eligibility requirements on state scholarships and grants and how to apply.
  • Use additional resources from studentaid.gov
  • Certain scenarios may require that a portion or all of the grant funds be repaid, for example, if you withdraw from school before finishing an enrollment period such as a Term.
  • Some scholarships may require a written essay. It is best to create a general draft and edit that copy for each individual scholarship.
  • Do your research, apply for any grants or scholarships you might be eligible for, and be sure to meet application deadlines! 
  • Avoid scams — Don’t Get Scammed on Your Way to College

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