Two students on a wooden bench by the campus sidewalk with the campus yellow jacket mascotDiscover Defiance Grant: $1,000

We are excited to offer first-year, first-time students and transfer students who visit campus a $1,000 grant. The grant is renewable each year of full-time undergraduate day enrollment and will be awarded upon admission to DC. All you have to do is attend one of our admission events or schedule an individual visit and the grant will be added to your current financial award. If you have not yet applied to DC, complete our online application or submit your Common Application.

Schedule your individual visit today!

Note: Completing a virtual meeting with the office of admissions will still make you eligible for this grant.


  • First-year, first-time or transfer student
  • Full-time undergraduate day student status
  • Visit the Defiance College campus
  • Meet with the Office of Admissions
  • Visit on or before Saturday, March 4, 2023

NOTE: Deposited students attending orientation, Welcome Week, and/or visiting around those events do not qualify for the $1,000 grant.

Apply for admission now!


Contact the Office of Admissions for more information.
419-783-2359 |

Defiance College admits students regardless of race, color, creed, sex, national or ethnic origin, sexual orientation, or disability.