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Delaware Scholarships

by Mary Brito | Last Updated: April 9, 2022

Important Note: The purpose of this detailed listing is to help you plan your scholarship search throughout the year. Please find information below about scholarships for Delaware students. Some of the deadlines may be from prior years. Scholarship deadlines are cyclical, so even if a deadline has passed, the website will likely be updated for the 2021-22 cycle. Be sure to reach out to the sponsor or check sponsor websites for the most recent details.

This scholarship awards up to three state scholarships between $500 and $1,500 to eligible high school seniors. MASFPS also submits applications of the top two Michigan awardees to NAFEPA for consideration to receive one of four NAFEPA Scholarships of $2500 each.  The deadline is January 11th. Read more here.

 

This scholarship aims to continue her legacy and the spirit of the NAACP. The amount given varies and this is available to high school seniors with a minimum GPA of 2.0. Applicants’ legal guardians must be current members of Saginaw NAACP Branch. Students must also have residency in Saginaw, Bay, or Midland counties. The deadline is January 22nd. Learn more here.

 

This scholarship is for full-time graduating high school seniors with a 3.4 GPA, of any ethnic or cultural background, who plan to attend an accredited college or university (2-year and 4-year) in fall. Must be citizens or permanent residents of the United States and must be residents of of the following states where we currently have participating InspirASIAN chapters: Arizona, California, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nevada, New Jersey, Ohio, Texas, Washington and Wisconsin. The amount varies and the deadline is January 31st. For more info here. 

 

This scholarship gives up to 44 awards to graduates of Michigan high schools that show an interest in the advancement of minorities in American societies. The scholarship is worth $4,125 per academic year. To continue to receive the scholarship you must maintain a cumulative GPA of 2.5 or higher. You must also live on campus your freshman and sophomore year and be enrolled as a full time student. The deadline is the last Friday in January. Click here for the application

 

This is for high school graduating seniors pursuing an academic degree in the field of engineering from a Michigan institution of higher learning that has been accredited by the Accrediting Board of Engineering & Technology. The Michigan scholarships offered by the MPSE are merit-based and can only be applied to the costs of the ABET approved degree program’s tuition. The deadline is the first Monday in January and awards may vary. More info here.

January

This offers $10,000 to ten eligible students who are seeking a career in agriculture. Applicants must submit essays that explain their passion and interest in the field of agriculture. The deadline is January 7th. More details here.

This awards $2,000 to students who exemplify high ethics in their activities. Applicants must demonstrate leadership qualities, community service and applying to college. The application is due January 12th. More details here.

This offers $1,000  per year for graduating high school seniors who are seeking a degree in education. Applicants must major in education and maintain a 3.0 GPA. Recommendation letters and SAT scores must also be submitted. The deadline to apply is January 29th. Apply here.  

 

February

This offers a $1,000 scholarship to high school students who are seeking further education after graduating and are registered with USA Hockey. Applicants must submit a 500 word essay paired with various academic documents.  The deadline to apply is February 1st. Learn more here.

This awards students who live in the eligible states grants between $5,000-$7,000. Applicants must demonstrate financial need  and spiritual values. Students and undergraduate students are encouraged to apply. The deadline is February 1st. More details here

 

This awards senior high school and 1st/2nd year college students with multiple scholarship opportunities. Applicants must demonstrate financial need and academic work ethic. The deadline is February 7th. Apply here.

This awards children of Simon Property Group employees $3,000 in financial support. Applicants must be younger than 24 and a dependent of an employee who has been employed for at least a year. The deadline is February 19th. Learn more here. 

This offers Delaware students various amounts of financial aid for college fees. Applicants must apply after filing their FAFSA application to be considered eligible. Rewards are renewable for three years as long as 3.0 GPA is maintained. The due date to apply is February 26th. More details here. 

This offers Delaware students who are seeking a degree in the fields of the humanities, social sciences or political sciences. Applicants must have filed a FAFSA application,  attend the University of Delaware or Delaware State University and have an SAT score of 1000 to be eligible. The deadline is February 26th. More information here.  

This awards $1,250 per year to students that live in Delaware. Applicants must have a SAT score of 1290 and are pursuing an undergraduate degree. Rewards are renewable if 3.0 GPA is maintained. The deadline is February 26th. More details here. 

This awards full tuition scholarships to Delaware students. Applicants must be attending Delaware State University, have a SAT score of 1000 and file their FAFSA application to be considered eligible. The reward is renewable for three if GPA requirements are met. The deadline is February 26th. Learn more here. 

 

March

This offers up to $10,000 to 25 incoming full-time college students. Applicants demonstrating leadership abilities and diversity are eligible from any state except Utah. Students must also be eligible for a Pell-Grant. The deadline to apply is March 8th. Read more here.

This offers various awards to high school seniors who exemplify academic success and experience with home medical equipment. Applicants must reside in either Pennsylvania or Delaware and provide two letters of recommendation. The deadline is March 19th. Learn more here.

This offers high school students who enrolled in their senior year $3,500 in financial support. Applicants must demonstrate academic success and potential for handling college courses. The deadline is March 26th. Learn more here. 

This awards three students seeking a career in construction management, engineering, or architecture financial support for their educational career. Award amounts  vary based on placement. Applicants must  be attending a construction management course and express passion for the career through an essay. The deadline to apply is March 15th. Read more here.

This awards full tuition coverage to students enrolling at Delaware State University after graduating high school. Applicants must have graduated from a Delaware high school and will be notified of their eligibility when they apply to FAFSA. The deadline is March 15th. Learn more here.

 

This offers various awards to high school seniors who exemplify academic success and experience with home medical equipment. Applicants must reside in either Pennsylvania or Delaware and provide two letters of recommendation. The deadline is March 19th. Learn more here.

This awards students interested in engineering, manufacturing, and construction management various scholarships. Undergraduate and graduate applicants are eligible for financial support. The deadline is March 15th.  More information here.

 

April

This awards numerous scholarships opportunities to both undergraduate and graduate scholars seeking financial support. Awards range from $2,000-$5,000. The deadline to apply is April 1st. More information here.

This awards $1,000 scholarships to eligible senior high school students in Virginia, Delaware and Maryland. Applicants eligibility will be judged based on financial need, personal essays and academic success. The deadline is April 7th. Learn more here.

This awards students that are interested in the chicken industry financial support for their undergraduate degree. Applicants must participate in a golf themed competition to be considered eligible. The application deadline is April 9th. More information here. 

This provides high school seniors $1,000 in financial support. Applicants must be pursuing a degree related to Food and Nutrition to be considered eligible. A letter of recommendation and letter of college acceptance must be submitted as well. The deadline is April 12th. Apply here. 

This awards $1,000 to Delaware students who are seeking careers related to librarianship and/or writing. Applicants must provide a letter of recommendation and an essay detailing their interests in the librarian field of work. The application deadline is April 19th. More details here.

This awards Delaware students financial aid. First place recipients will be given $2,500 while second place will receive $1,500. Applicants must major in engineering or environmental science, display financial need and file their FAFSA application to be considered eligible. The deadline is April 30th. More information here.

This awards Delaware students that have been in foster care various amounts of financial support. Applicants must be attending or applying to a post-secondary institution and have filed their FAFSA application. The scholarship is renewable if the 2.0 GPA requirement is maintained. The application deadline is April 30th. Apply here.

 

May

This awards senior high school students residing in the listed counties in Delaware, New Jersey and Pennsylvania up to $2,000 in financial support. Applicants must have a GPA of 3.0 and plan to enroll at a 2-4 year college. The deadline is May 5th. More info here.

 

This offers African-American/Black students financial assistance awards for financial assistance (varies). Applicants must be seeking a performing arts degree, at least a 2.5 GPA and full-time enrollment to be eligible for the scholarship. The deadline for applying is May 7th. Learn more here.

 

This awards African-American/ Black students up to $2,000. Applicants must demonstrate knowledge about the pressing issues of the African-American community  in a 750 word essay and have at least a 2.5 GPA to be eligible. The deadline for applying is May 7th.  More details here




This awards African- American/ Black students seeking a full-time post secondary education. Applicants must demonstrate leadership qualities and reside in a CBC member district. Applicants must have at least a 2.5 GPA to be eligible. The application deadline is May 7th.  Read more here.  




This awards full-time African-American/Black students up to $3,000 for degrees related to visual arts such as photography, graphic design, architecture and more. Applicants must have at least a 2.5 GPA to be eligible. The application deadline is May 7th. Learn more here.

This offers students that have played a crucial role in community service financial aid at a total value of $20,000. Applicants must have volunteered at least 20 hours with the Zakat Foundation, completed high school and are applying to a post-secondary institution. The deadline is May 10th. Learn more here. 

This awards female Delaware students seeking an undergraduate degree. Applicants must be older than 19, demonstrate financial need and maintain at least a 2.0 GPA. References and letters of recommendation must be submitted as well. The scholarship is renewable. The deadline is May 15th. More details here. 

 

This offers students expressing an interest in marine/ ocean fields of study. Applicants must display academic success and have been involved in NOSB once in their highschool career. The deadline is May 25th. Learn more here.

 

This offers graduating high school and college enrolled Asian-American students $1,000 in financial support for college expenses. Applicants must be attending an institution in the listed counties in New Jersey, Delaware, and Pennsylvania. The deadline is May 29th. More information here.  

June

This awards up to $5,000 per year to  Delaware students pursuing a degree in education. Applicants must be attending a program that results in teacher certification and have an SAT score of 1010. Individuals teaching in the listed teacher deficient fields are given preference. The deadline is June 4th. Learn more here.

This offers a $5,000 loan to students pursuing a career in the medical field. Applicants must be in a program that will result in being a registered nurse or licensed practical nurse. The loan is renewable for three years if 2.75 GPA is maintained. The deadline is June 4th. More information here.

This offers students seeking to graduate from a historically black college up to $6,000. Applicants must display financial need and enroll in their 3rd-5th year of undergraduate study. The deadline is June 12th. Apply here.

This offers American students of Korean descent awards between $500-$5,000. Applicants must be enrolled full time in an undergraduate, graduate, or high school program and demonstrate financial need. The deadline is June 30th. Learn more here.

 

July

This awards the winner of a prom attire competition $10,000 in prize money.  The eight runner ups will also be awarded various amounts of prize money as well. The winner will be decided by community voting. The deadline is June 9th. Learn more here.

 

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November

This awards an out of state student up to $11,000 in financial  support for classes, tuition, and other college expenses. Applicants must demonstrate high academic performance to be considered eligible. The deadline is November 1st. Read more here.

December

This offers students seeking higher education related to plumbing, heating, cooling, or industrial piping (PHCP) and pipes, valves, or fittings (PVF). Applicants may qualify for awards up to $3,000 if they enrolled/enrolling as a full time student. The deadline is December 10th. Learn more here.

 

This offers scholarships to minority students who live in New Castle County, Delaware. Applicants must be accepted by Wilmington University and graduating/graduated from highschool. A GPA of 3.0 is also required. The deadline to mail in the application is December 31st. More details here.

 

This awards $1,920 to minority Delaware students that are under-represented. Applicants must be enrolling at a Delaware college and pursuing a degree in education. African-American females are encouraged to apply. The deadline is December 31st. More information here.  

 

Deadline's Vary

This awards up to $7,000 per academic year to students enrolled in Penn State University. Applicants must reside in one of the eligible, listed states and be incoming freshman or transfers. Applying is unnecessary as students are automatically considered when applying to the school. Consideration will be given to individuals who have filed their FAFSA first. Learn more here.

This offers high school students that are involved with their high school’s cross country program up to $2,000. Applicants must be nominated for the award by their cross country coach (One male and one female) and plan to enroll at a 2-4 year post-secondary institution. The deadline has not been assigned yet. More details here.

This awards Delaware students who are the children of veterans that died or were imprisoned in the line of duty. Applicants must be directly related and under the age of 25 to be considered eligible. The deadline is 6-8 weeks before the beginning of college courses. More information here.

This awards students seeking post-college education related to Jewish religious studies. Applicants must be attending studies in Jewish communal service, Jewish education, Jewish studies, Cantorial or Rabbinical degrees. Community involvement and academic success will be taken into consideration. Deadlines vary. Learn more here.

 

This offers partial payment of student loans for individuals enrolling in service up to 15%. Applicants must enlist for at least six years, have attained high school diploma and qualify for specific military occupations.The deadline may vary. More information here.

This awards scholarships to students that live in Newark, Delaware and are seeking post-secondary education. Applicants must demonstrate Academic success and financial need. SAT scores and a written essay must be submitted as well. The deadline to apply is undecided currently. Learn more here.

This awards scholarships of varying amounts to students residing in all states except Minnesota, North Dakota, South Dakota, and Wisconsin. Scholarship selection is competitive. The deadline varies. More information here.

 

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Mary Brito is enrolled at the prestigious Macaulay Honors College at City University of New York Queens College. She is studying urban studies and political science and aspires to one day work in the nonprofit sector for a social justice organization. Knowing the difficulties, hardships, and struggles that students face on their journey to college, Mary offers insight on the ins and outs of college admissions, what colleges look for in personal statements and supplemental essays, and navigating the scholarship and paying for the college process. For fun, Mary likes to paint, travel, and explore the city with friends. She will also be a programming and residential life assistant for high school students in Building Community at Columbia University.