Richard L. and Elisabeth A. Hurley Scholarship for Excellence

Department: Bliss Institute
Undergraduate/Graduate: Undergraduate

Established in 2000, The Richard L. and Elisabeth A. Hurley Scholarship for Excellence provides tuition assistance for students involved in The Bliss Institute programs at The University of Akron.  Mr. and Mrs. Hurley believe that an understanding of the functioning of our government and its constitution are fundamental to our rights and responsibilities as citizens.

This scholarship is awarded to one outstanding female undergraduate student associated with the Bliss Institute. Selection for the Hurley Scholarship is made by the faculty. Potential winners are selected from the Ray C. and Ellen P. Bliss Scholarship application pool.

Interested applicants should apply to the Ray C. and Ellen P. Bliss Scholarship.

Application Instructions

University Scholarships

  1. New freshman academic scholarships are awarded based on GPA and standardized test scores provided during the admissions process. Learn more.

  2. Transfer academic scholarships are awarded based on information provided on transfer scholarship application. Learn more.

  3. Major-specific and Honors scholarships are awarded based on completion of specific requirements.

  4. Endowed scholarships are awarded to some students who have demonstrated history of leadership, community service or other personal factors. 
  5. Non-Ohio residents may qualify for one of two out-of-state scholarship programs.

  6. Scholarships are also available from the Office of Accessibility, Military Services Center (for veterans) and ROTC.

  7. External scholarships are offered through Americorp and the Educational Training Voucher.

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