Empowering & supporting exceptional students to apply, compete, and win nationally competitive scholarships.


Welcome to the Office of Nationally Competitive Scholarships (ONCS)! We are dedicated to assisting exceptional students in pursuing prestigious external awards, typically funded by esteemed foundations or government agencies. These scholarships offer not only financial support but also invaluable recognition across various disciplines and interests. Our mission is to guide and support students in their journey towards achieving these prestigious honors.

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Student Profiles

Be inspired and meet the incredible students who have gone on to receive scholarships and awards.


Deep Dive

Top undergraduates, graduate students, and alumni can pursue nationally competitive awards that will fund study, research, and other consequential projects.

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Campus Resources

Connect with other offices on campus for writing support, research opportunities, and additional fellowship offerings