Delaware Scholarships

Scholarships for students Delaware. Some scholarships specifically open to Delaware students, and others give preference to students in Delaware.

Educational Benefits for Children of Deceased Veterans and Others
Sponsor: Delaware Department of Education
Amount: Tuition and fees at your college (see website for specific details)
Closing Date: Completed application is due 6-8 weeks before classes begin
Description: Program is open to residents of the state of Delaware between the ages of 16 and 24 years of age whose parent was a resident of Delaware at the time of death or declaration of mission in action or prisoner of war status.

Luther and Mary Ida Vandross Scholarship
Sponsor: The Philadelphia Foundation
Amount: $10,000
Closing Date: April 30, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to students in their 3rd, 4th, or 5th year of study leading to an undergraduate degree who are enrolled at a four-year Historically Black College or University (HBCU). Applicant must have at least a 2.5 GPA and demonstrate financial need. Preference will be given to applicants who are residents of the Northeastern region of the U.S.

NEWH | Washington DC Metropolitan Chapter Scholarship
Sponsor: NEWH – The Hospitality Industry Network | Washington DC Metropolitan Chapter
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: April 30, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to currently enrolled college students attending an accredited college in Delaware, Maryland, Pennsylvania, Virginia, West Virginia or Washington, DC. Applicant must have a career objective in of the areas of the Hospitality Industry (i.e. Hotel/Restaurant Management, Culinary/Foodservice, Architecture, Interior Design, etc.)

Van Zanten Scholarship
Sponsor: Community YMCA of Eastern Delaware County
Amount: $2,000
Closing Date: May 4, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors living in the Community YMCA’s service area (Eastern Delaware). Applicant must have YMCA experience and must submit an essay on their YMCA experience.

Rugby Delaware College Scholarships
Sponsor: Rugby Delaware
Amount: Up to $4,000
Closing Date: May 13, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to students who currently play for a Delaware high school or local rugby team and who are accepted at an accredited four-year college or university with a recognized rugby program. Applicant must have at least a 2.8 GPA.

Fresh Start Scholarship
Sponsor: Fresh Start Scholarship Foundation
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: May 15, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to females who are residents of Delaware or are currently employed in Delaware for at least the past 12 months. Applicant must be at least 20 years of age, taken at least a two year break in education, and is admitted to an accredited Delaware college in a two-year or four-year degree program at the undergraduate level.

Buddy Pelletier Surfing Foundation Scholarship
Sponsor: Buddy Pelletier Surfing Foundation Fund
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: June 1, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to rising high school seniors and current undergraduate college students who are members of the East Coast surfing community.

DE NAHRO Scholarship Assistance Program
Sponsor: National Association of Housing and Redevelopment Officials (NAHRO), Delaware Chapter
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: June 1, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to Delaware high school seniors who live in affordable housing defined as Project Based Section 8, Rural Development Section 515, Housing Choice Voucher, Public Housing, Low Income Housing Tax Credit site, Habitat for Humanity Home, Self Help Homeownership Program or USDA Rural Rural Development Homeownership Program.

Christa McAuliffe Teacher Incentive Program
Sponsor: Delaware Department of Education
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: June 4, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to legal residents of Delaware who are incoming or current full-time students enrolled at a Delaware college in an undergraduate program leading to teacher certification and planning to teach in a critical need area as defined by the Delaware Department of Education (see website for details).

Dr. Teresa D. Drummond Scholarship
Sponsor: National Coalition of 100 Black Women, Delaware Chapter
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: June 8, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to Black female high school seniors and current undergraduate and graduate students who are Delaware residents and who have an interest in public service.

Ivyane D. F. Davis Memorial Scholarship
Sponsor: Delaware Courts
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: June 15, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to residents of Delaware for at least a year who have been in foster care in the state of Delaware. Applicant must have applied to, been accepted by, or be attending an institution of higher education or a post-secondary vocational school.

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