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, Scholarships.com 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 Scholarships.com. 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 Scholarships.com.

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AAHA Lou Manzione Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 2/1/2023
  • 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. For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's [...] More

Carson Scholars Fund, Inc.

  • Application Deadline: 12/31/2022
  • Amount: $1,000
  • The Carson Scholars Fund awards $1,000 college scholarships to students in grades 4-11 who excel academically and are dedicated to serving their communities. Scholarship winners receive the honor of being named “Carson Scholars” and are awarded an Olympic-sized medal and a trophy for their school to celebrate their accomplishments. Previous winners of Carson Scholarships are eligible to reapply [...] More

Christa McAuliffe Teacher Incentive Program

  • Application Deadline: 5/20/2023
  • Amount: $5,000
  • Applicants of the Christa McAuliffe Teacher Incentive Program must be legal residents of Delaware and U.S. citizens or eligible non-citizens. Applicants must be enrolled at a Delaware college in an undergraduate program leading to teacher certification. High school seniors must have an SAT score of 1010 and a 3.0 GPA. Preference is given to applicants planning to teach in a critical need area as [...] More

Delaware Educational Benefits for Children of Deceased Veterans and Others

  • Application Deadline: 5/19/2023
  • 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 application. If the [...] More

Delaware Nursing Incentive Program

  • Application Deadline: 5/20/2023
  • Amount: $5,000
  • 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 high school seniors who rank in upper half of class with at least a 2.5 cumulative, unweighted GPA, or undergraduates who meet academic requirements. Applicants must be legal residents of Delaware and U.S. citizens or eligible non-citizens. For [...] More

Diamond State Scholarships

  • Application Deadline: 2/25/2023
  • 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.

    Eligible applicants must be Delaware residents, be a a high school senior who ranks in upper quarter of their class, have a 3.0 GPA and a 1290 SAT or ACT equivalent, and be enrolled as a full-time student in a degree program at a nonprofit, [...] More

Korean American Scholarship Foundation-Eastern Regional Chapter

  • Application Deadline: 6/30/2023
  • Amount: $2,000
  • 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

Luther and Mary Ida Vandross Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 5/9/2023
  • Amount: $6,000
  • Scholarship awards are determined annually and award amounts will vary. Ten to Twenty (10-20) scholarships will be awarded. Award amounts will generally range from $500-$6,000 per year. Applicants must demonstrate financial need, must be enrolled in a 4-year Historically Black College or University (HBCU) in their 3rd, 4th or 5th year of study leading to an undergraduate degree and must have a [...] More

NIADA Foundation Regional Scholarships

  • Application Deadline: 3/12/2023
  • Amount: Varies
  • The National Association of Independent Automobile Dealers provides several scholarship opportunities for exceptional high school seniors interested in pursuing a career in the automotive industry. Encouraging and supporting education opportunities for future industry leaders is integral to our vision of a robust, ethical and professional used vehicle market. NIADA currently offers 5 different [...] More

The Roothbert Fund Scholarships

  • Application Deadline: 2/1/2023
  • Amount: Varies
  • Roothbert Fund scholarships are open to all in the United States. 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 people entering a wide range of careers. However, strong preference will be given to graduate students as well as undergraduates who have completed at [...] More

U.S. Army Loan Repayment Program

  • Application Deadline: Varies
  • Amount: $20,000
  • The Loan Repayment Program (LRP) is a special incentive that the Army offers to highly qualified applicants entering the Army. Under the LRP, the Army will repay part of a Soldier's qualifying student loans. Only specified Military Occupational Specialties (MOSs) qualify for the LRP. The Army will repay 15 percent of the outstanding principal balance, less taxes of the Soldier's student loans [...] More

VMDAEC Educational Foundation Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 4/1/2023
  • Amount: $1,000
  • Each year, the VMDAEC 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 Delaware [...] More

Wilmington Women in Business Fresh Start Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 5/15/2023
  • 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.

    Candidates must be a female U.S. citizen or Permanent Resident, be at least 20 years of age and have a high school diploma or G.E.D, have had [...] More
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