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Delaware Educational Benefits for Children of Deceased Veterans and Others

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  • Scholarship Description
  • 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 parent is a member of the armed forces, the parent must have been a resident of Delaware at the time of death or declaration of missing in action/prisoner of war status
    -Applicant must be a U.S. citizen or eligible non-citizen
    -Applicant must be a child of one of the following: member of the armed forces whose cause of death was service-related, held a prisoner of war, or is officially declared missing in action; a state police officer whose cause of death was service-related; state employee of the Department of Transportation routinely employed in job-related activities upon the state highway system whose death was job-related

    Priority Sequence of Awards:
    -Public college in Delaware
    -Private college in Delaware, if the program is not offered at a public college
    -Out-of-state public or private college, if there is no institution in Delaware offering that program of study

    Applications are due 6-8 weeks before the start of classes and it is renewable up to four years.

    For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.
  • Contact
  • Scholarship Committee
  • 820 N French St
  • F5
  • Wilmington, DE 19801
  • dhec@state.de.us
  • tel: 302-577-3240
  • fax: 302-577-6765

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