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 Deadlines: May 15, Annually
The Atlantic Amateur Hockey Association is pleased to offer a scholarship program to students who plan to continue their education beyond the 12th grade. A total of two (2) one thousand dollar ($1,000) scholarships are available, one to a New Jersey High School Senior and the second to a High School Senior from Pennsylvania or Delaware.

Selection Criteria:
The applicants must be high school [...] More

Aileen Lee Scholarship
Application Deadlines: September 06, Annually
Aileen Lee Scholarships are awarded to incoming freshmen at the University of Oregon each academic year in recognition of students who have demonstrated a commitment to excellence throughout their high school career in leadership, service and academic excellence.

Applicants must be out-of-state students beginning their first year at the UO. Three men and three women will be selected and funds [...] More

Better Business Bureau of Delaware Student Ethics Scholarship
Application Deadlines: January 07, Annually
Judges will select the scholarship recipients based on their overall leadership, contributions to the community and school, academic accomplishments and written essay. Essay and additional guidelines available on our website.

In keeping with the BBB Education Foundation’s goals, we have developed this award as a way to focus on ethics with young adults who are on the cusp of their careers, [...] More

Bridgewater College State Incentive Grant
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The Bridgewater College State Incentive Grant is a renewable grant awarded to incoming freshmen and transfers who are residents of the following states: Delaware, Florida, Maryland, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania or West Virginia.

For more information, visit [...] More

Carson Scholars Fund, Inc.
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Carson Scholars Fund, Inc. aims to recognize and reward students in grade 4-11 who have earned the highest level of academic achievement. Emphasis is placed on students' performance and desire to maintain a strong academic record, as well as humanitarian qualities that have a positive impact on society.

To be considered for nomination, students must:
- be enrolled in grades 4-11
- be [...] More

Christopher K. Smith Memorial Scholarship
Application Deadlines: March 15, Annually
Delaware’s professional educators - the 11,000 members of the Delaware State Education
Association - are offering a scholarship of $1,000 per year for four years in order to help a future
teacher enter today’s most rewarding, critical, and challenging profession.

The members of DSEA invite all Delaware high school seniors graduating from a public school, who intend to pursue a career in [...] More

Congress-Bundestag Youth Exchange for Young Professionals
Application Deadlines: December 01, Annually
CBYX for Young Professionals is a yearlong fellowship, funded by the German Bundestag and U.S. Congress through the U.S. Department of State. The program annually gives 75 American young professionals the opportunity to study, work, and live with a host in Germany. The CBYX program consists of three phases: two months of German language school; four months of classes in your career field at a [...] More

Delaware Educational Benefits for Children of Deceased Veterans and Others
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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 prisoner of war and military service personnel officially declared to be missing in action.

In order to qualify for this entitlement an applicant shall be: the child of a member of the armed forces who was killed while on [...] More

Delaware Governor's Workforce Development Grants
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All applicants must be 18 or older, residents of Delaware, and U.S. citizens or eligible non-citizens.

Employment requirements:

1. You must be employed by a company in Delaware that contributes to the Blue Collar Training Fund Program. Employees of government agencies, hospitals, and nonprofit agencies are not eligible.
2. Any part-time or temporary employment at an eligible company [...] More

Delaware Nursing Incentive Program
Application Deadlines: March 19, Annually
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.

Current state employees do not have to be Delaware residents and may be considered [...] More

Diamond State Scholarships
Application Deadlines: March 20, Annually
The Diamond State Scholarship is a merit-based award for graduating high school seniors enrolling at regionally-accredited colleges in the U.S.

Applicants must be:
- Legal residents of Delaware
- U.S. citizens or eligible non-citizens
- High school seniors who rank in upper quarter of class
- Combined score of at least 1800 on the SAT
- Enrolled as a full-time student in a degree [...] More

EMU National Scholars Program
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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 Education Trust Scholarship
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Anybody applying for the George E Gordy Family Education Trust Scholarship must be a Sussex County Delaware High School Graduate and maintain a 2.75 GPA. Award based on Merit and Need. This is a 4 year scholarship that must be renewed each year to maintain [...] More

Ivyane D. F. Davis Memorial Scholarship
Application Deadlines: June 15, Annually
The Ivyane D. F. Davis Memorial Scholarship fund was established by the General Assembly of the State of Delaware in June 1989 to provide scholarships for post-secondary education to Delaware residents who have been in foster care in the state of Delaware.

This scholarship fund addresses the particular financial needs of many children who have been in foster care and offers them the [...] More

JSU Alabama McGee Scholarship
Application Deadlines: March 01, Annually
The JSU Alabama McGee Scholarship is for approximately $2,000. Any non-Alabama resident with 3.0 GPA; 28 or above ACT score or SAT score of 1260 or above may [...] More

Korean American Scholarship Foundation - Eastern Regional Chapter
Application Deadlines: July 08, Annually
The KASF scholarships are awarded each year to the college students of Korean heritage. A student currently enrolled in a full-time undergraduate or graduate program is qualified to apply for the KASF scholarship. The scholarship recipient is selected on the basis of financial need, academic achievement, school activities, and community services. Each applicant must submit an application to the [...] More

Lighthouse Guild Scholarships
Application Deadlines: March 31, Annually
Each year, the Lighthouse Guild scholarship program helps a number of outstanding and deserving legally blind students attend college or attend graduate school with scholarships of $10,000. 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 attend/remain in the [...] More

The Heidelberg College Out Of State Grant
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In order to qualify for the Heidelberg College Out Of State Grant, the applicant must be resident of a state other than Ohio and attend Heidelberg College. This grant is renewable for four years as long as the student is making satisfactory academic progress. For more information, please visit [...] More

The Mid-Atlantic Security Traders Foundation, Inc.
Application Deadlines: April 15, Annually
The Mid-Atlantic Security Traders Association is a non-profit organization and an affiliate of the Security Traders Association.

This year, the Foundation intends to award a minimum of three $2,500 scholarships, one in each member jurisdiction of Maryland, Virginia and Washington, D.C. The monetary awarded amounts may increase depending on the number of applications received. The winners will [...] More

The Ron & Cora Lee Children of Law Enforcement Officers Scholarship
Application Deadlines: May 31, Annually
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 Deadlines: January 31, Annually
The principal focus of the Roothbert Fund is its Scholarships Program, through which it makes grants for undergraduate or graduate study at accredited colleges or universities. Scholarships may only be applied to study at an accredited institution based in the United States. The Fund seeks candidates who are "motivated by spiritual values," and works to foster fellowship among them.

The Fund [...] More

VMDAEC Educational Foundation Scholarship
Application Deadlines: February 11, Annually
The Virginia, Maryland & Delaware Association of Electric Cooperatives was founded in 1944 and provides training, communications, governmental relations and other services to the 16 electric cooperatives that serve the three-state Mid-Atlantic region.

The Educational Scholarship Foundation was established to provide a vehicle to fund future scholarships and allows for donations and memorial [...] More

Wilmington Women in Business Fresh Start Scholarship
Application Deadlines: May 15, Annually
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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