Delaware Scholarships

In Delaware, scholarships for residents are available, as are scholarships for those who would like to attend college in Delaware. Scholarships are one way you can still go to college, even when the banks are making it either difficult, very expensive or both. Luckily, financial aid is readily available to those willing to do the research. For example, can help you find information about scholarships especially created for those living in Delaware. The college scholarships below will give you an idea of the opportunities that may be found at To get the full benefit of our free services and for additional information about Delaware scholarships and awards based on different search criteria, you should conduct a free college scholarship search at

AAHA Lou Manzione Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 2/1/2019
  • Amount: $1,000
  • The Atlantic Amateur Hockey Association is pleased to offer a scholarship program to students who plan to continue their education beyond the 12th grade. Scholarships are available, one to a New Jersey High School Senior and the second to a high school senior from Pennsylvania or Delaware.

    Applicants must be high school seniors who are registered with USA Hockey. The application form must be [...] More

Army ROTC Green to Gold Scholarship Program

  • Application Deadline: Varies
  • Amount: Varies
  • Green to Gold Scholarships are awarded for two, three, or four years. Recipients will receive tuition or room and board support, additional money for textbooks, supplies, and equipment, and a monthly stipend for up to 10 months each school year. Additionally, there will receive funding for attending the Leader Development and Assessment Course (LDAC) between the junior and senior years of [...] More

BBB of Delaware Student Ethics Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 1/11/2019
  • Amount: $2,500
  • The Better Business Bureau Foundation of Delaware recognizes college-bound seniors who personify high ethics as demonstrated through leadership, community service, overall personal integrity and academic history. Two (2) $2,500 scholarships will be awarded on behalf of the scholarship recipient to an accredited college or university. Students will be required to submit an essay that answers the [...] More

Carson Scholars Fund, Inc.

  • Application Deadline: 12/20/2018
  • Amount: $1,000
  • The Carson Scholars Fund awards college scholarships to students in grades 4 through 11 who excel academically and are dedicated to serving their communities. Students must attend an accredited K-12 school in the United States. An interested student must be nominated by his/her school to be able to compete for a Carson Scholarship. It is up to a school how to determine its nominee. The minimum [...] More

Christa McAuliffe Teacher Incentive Program

  • Application Deadline: 3/19/2018
  • Amount: Varies
  • Eligibility requirements:
    -Legal residents of Delaware
    -U.S. citizens or eligible non-citizens
    -Full-time students enrolled at a Delaware college in an undergraduate program leading to teacher certification
    -High school seniors must rank in upper half of class and have a combined score of 1570 on the SAT
    -Undergraduates must have at least a 2.75 GPA
    -Awards may be provided for programs of [...] More

Delaware Educational Benefits for Children of Deceased Veterans and Others

  • Application Deadline: Varies
  • Amount: Varies
  • The State of Delaware provides educational benefits for the children of deceased veterans of the military services of the United States, military service personnel held as a prisoner of war and military service personnel officially declared to be missing in action.

    -Applicant must have been a resident of the state of Delaware for 3 or more consecutive years prior to the date of [...] More

Delaware Nursing Incentive Program

  • Application Deadline: 6/1/2018
  • Amount: Varies
  • The Delaware Nursing Incentive Program is for full-time students enrolled in an accredited program leading to certification as an RN or LPN who are either (1) high school seniors who rank in upper half of class with at least a 2.5 cumulative, unweighted GPA, or (2) undergraduates who meet academic requirements.

    -Legal residents of Delaware
    -Full-time students enrolled in an [...] More

Diamond State Scholarships

  • Application Deadline: 3/6/2019
  • Amount: $5,000
  • The Diamond State Scholarship is a $1,250 scholarship that can be renewed for up to three additional years as long as a minimum 3.0 GPA is maintained.

    -Must be a legal resident of Delaware
    -Must be a high school senior who ranks in upper quarter of their class
    -Must have a combined score of at least 1290 on the SAT
    -Enrolled as a full-time student in a degree program at a [...] More

EMU National Scholars Program

  • Application Deadline: Varies
  • Amount: $15,000
  • The EMU National Scholars Program is a four-year award that pays 30 credit hours per year (15 per semester) of out-of-state tuition differential.

    Must be a new freshmen or new transfer student with a minimum 3.50 GPA and a resident of a state other than Michigan or Ohio to be considered. Freshmen recipients must live in university housing the first two years of this award.

    For more [...] More

George E. Gordy/Family Educational Trust Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 2/15/2019
  • Amount: $3,000
  • The George E. Gordy/Family Educational Trust Scholarship is for worthy and needy students who are graduates of Sussex County high schools. Students may be past graduates and already enrolled in college. This award is available to both two-year and four-year educational programs. Students must attend full-time.

    For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's [...] More

Heidelberg University Out-Of-State Grant

  • Application Deadline: Varies
  • Amount: $12,000
  • In order to qualify for the Heidelberg College Out Of State Grant, applicants must be either first-time freshmen or transfer students who are not Ohio state residents. This grant is renewable for four (4) years as long as the student is making satisfactory academic progress.

    For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website. [...] More

Ivyane D. F. Davis Memorial Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 6/15/2018
  • Amount: Varies
  • This scholarship fund addresses the particular financial needs of many children who have been in foster care and offers them the opportunity for higher education. The fund awards several scholarships annually in honor of Mrs. Davis, who had a lifelong interest in the welfare of children. Ivyane D. F. Davis Scholarships are administered by the State of Delaware and are awarded to recipients [...] More

Korean American Scholarship Foundation-Eastern Regional Chapter

  • Application Deadline: 6/30/2018
  • Amount: Varies
  • The Korean American Scholarship Foundation (KASF) offers the Eastern Regional Chapter Scholarship to students with a Korean heritage studying in the United States regardless of citizenship status (including Korean Nationals). Students who will be a full-time student at a school in one of the designated Eastern region states (Delaware, District of Columbia, Indiana, Kentucky, Maryland, North [...] More

Lighthouse Guild Scholarships

  • Application Deadline: 3/31/2018
  • Amount: $100,000
  • Each year, the Lighthouse Guild scholarship program helps outstanding and deserving legally blind high school students from across the country attend college with scholarships. Scholarships are based on strong academic accomplishments and merit, and provide additional financial support to help students make a successful transition from high school to a college or university of their choice. [...] More

NIADA Foundation Regional Scholarships

  • Application Deadline: 3/16/2019
  • Amount: $3,500
  • The NIADA Foundation proudly sponsors four young men or women each year who have displayed outstanding abilities in education. These students will each receive a $3,500 scholarship to the college or university of their choice. The participating regions are found at the scholarship provider's website. An essay will also be required as part of the application. For more information or to apply, [...] More

Presbyterian Student Opportunity Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 5/15/2018
  • Amount: $2,000
  • The Student Opportunity Scholarship program serves Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) college students by providing need-based aid for sophomores, juniors, and seniors who are full-time, first-degree students attending accredited institutions in the United States. Student Opportunity Scholarship applicants will explore who God created them to be in a series of essay questions intended for students to [...] More

The Luther and Mary Ida Vandross Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 5/1/2018
  • Amount: $10,000
  • The Luther and Mary Ida Vandross Fund was established to honor the memory of Luther Vandross and his devoted mother Mary Ida. Scholarships from this fund will be awarded to assist students in their pursuit to graduate from a historically black college or university.

    - Be third, fourth or fifth-ear college students leading to an undergraduate degree
    - Must be enrolled in a [...] More

The Officer Chad Spicer Heroes Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 5/31/2018
  • Amount: $1,000
  • The Officer Chad Spicer Heroes Scholarship was created in memory of Georgetown, DE police officer Chad Spicer, killed in the line of duty on September 1, 2009. To honor Officer Spicer and his commitment to the community, the Heroes Scholarship seeks to bring awareness to other heroes in our own hometowns. The scholarship is open to high school seniors from Delaware, Maryland, New Jersey, and [...] More

The Ron & Cora Lee Children of Law Enforcement Officers Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 5/31/2018
  • Amount: $1,000
  • The Ron and Cora Lee Children of Law Enforcement Officers scholarships are open to high school seniors seeking a full-time post-secondary education at an accredited college or university with at least a 2.5 grade point average (GPA) or equivalent, and who have a parent / guardian that is currently employed by, or entitled to a vested pension from a law enforcement agency, and personally has, or [...] More

The Roothbert Fund Scholarships

  • Application Deadline: 2/1/2019
  • Amount: $3,000
  • Roothbert Fund scholarships are open to all in the United States regardless of sex, age, color, nationality or religious background. While the Fund does not emphasize any particular form of religious practice or worship, it seeks to provide support to persons motivated by spiritual values. The Fund has awarded grants to persons entering a wide range of careers. However, preference will be given [...] More

VMDAEC Educational Foundation Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 2/10/2019
  • Amount: $1,000
  • Each year, the Education Scholarship Foundation awards scholarships based on 40% financial need; 40% academic achievement; and 20% personal statement. Funds can be applied towards tuition, student fees, room and board, or textbooks.

    -Applicant's primary residence must receive its electric power from one of the 15 member electric cooperatives served by Virginia, Maryland and [...] More

Wilmington Women in Business Fresh Start Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 5/15/2018
  • Amount: Varies
  • The Fresh Start Scholarship Foundation, a 501 (c)(3) organization, was established by the Wilmington Women in Business in 1996 to provide financial incentive and mentoring assistance to a woman returning to school to improve her life and opportunities. Awards are granted without regard to race, color, creed, religion, disability, or national origin.

    Candidates must:
    - Be female.
    - Be a U.S. [...] More

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