Delaware Scholarships

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Don and Nancy Edwards Scholarship

High school juniors receive $6,000 per year for a four-year program. Applicants are recommended through the Upward Bound program at Delaware Technical Community College or the University of Delaware.

Amount
$6,000–$24,000
Scholarships awarded
1 winner
Required GPA
Any
Deadline
October 31

Exelon HBCU Corporate Scholars Program

The Exelon Scholarship is a need-based financial scholarship given to African-American students per year for their four-year undergraduate studies in preparation for a career in Exelon and the energy industry.

Amount
$25,000–$100,000
Scholarships awarded
24 winners
Required GPA
2.8
Deadline
November 19
Winner announcement
February 2023

ASHRAE Region III Setty Family Foundation Scholarship

ASHRAE Region III Setty Family Foundation Scholarship is an annual program to support undergraduate engineering students in Delaware, Maryland, Pennsylvania, Virginia, and Washington D.C.

Amount
$3,000
Scholarships awarded
1 winner
Required GPA
3
Deadline
December 1

EESI Future Climate Leaders Scholarship Program

Students at HBCUs can apply for up to $5,000 in awards each academic year to pursue programs related to environmental science, clean energy, and climate policy at EESI-accredited institutions.

Amount
$5,000
Scholarships awarded
1 winner
Required GPA
2.75
Deadline
January 1

Lou Manzione Scholarship

The Lou Manzione Scholarship awards $1,000 to two high school seniors in New Jersey, Pennsylvania, or Delaware, who are registered with USA Hockey. The award supports their undergraduate studies.

Amount
$1,000
Scholarships awarded
2 winners
Required GPA
Any
Deadline
February 1

Jimmy Rane Foundation Scholarships

The Jimmy Rane Foundation Scholarship offers need-based scholarships of between $500 and $5,000 to graduating high school seniors or students currently enrolled in accredited colleges in the U.S.

Amount
$500–$5,000
Scholarships awarded
48 winners
Required GPA
3
Deadline
February 7
Winner announcement
April 2023

Delaware Community Foundation Scholarships

Delaware Community Foundation offers scholarship programs, from $500 to $10,000, to students of all ages and educational levels to complete their education. These awards have different eligibility and selection criteria.

Amount
$500–$10,000
Scholarships awarded
200 winners
Required GPA
Any
Deadline
March 15
Winner announcement
May 15, 2023

Fran Ward Women in Arboriculture Scholarship Program

The scholarship, offered by TREE Fund, financially supports female students in Pennsylvania and Delaware to pursue studies in arboriculture and urban forestry at an accredited college or university.

Amount
$5,000
Scholarships awarded
1 winner
Required GPA
2.5
Deadline
March 15
Winner announcement
May 2022

Horace M. Thayer Scholarship Program

The scholarship program, offered by TREE Fund, financially supports students in Pennsylvania and Delaware to pursue studies in arboriculture and urban forestry at an accredited college or university.

Amount
$3,000
Scholarships awarded
1 winner
Required GPA
2.5
Deadline
March 15

VMDAEC Educational Foundation Scholarship

The VMDAEC Educational Scholarship Foundation annually offers scholarships of $1,000 to high school seniors and graduates from Maryland, Virginia, and Delaware to pursue an undergraduate degree.

Amount
$1,000
Scholarships awarded
1 winner
Required GPA
Any
Deadline
April 1
Winner announcement
June 1

Community Service Scholarships

Preparing for college is an exciting time, but it can also be an overwhelming undertaking, especially for students graduating during a pandemic.

Amount
$500
Scholarships awarded
50 winners
Required GPA
Any
Deadline
May 10
Winner announcement
July 2023

¡Lánzate!/Take Off! Higher Education Travel Award program

The ¡Lánzate!/Take Off! Higher Education Travel Award program offers 185 $1,500 flight e-passes to undergraduate and graduate students who travel away from home to study.

Amount
$1,500
Scholarships awarded
185 winners
Required GPA
2.5
Deadline
May 15
Winner announcement
July 8, 2023

Delaware Career Based Scholarship

The Delaware Department of Education offers $5,000 to at least nine Delaware residents pursuing an undergraduate degree for a career in a high-need field.

Amount
$5,000
Scholarships awarded
9 winners
Required GPA
Any
Deadline
May 15

Fresh Start Scholarship

The Fresh Start Scholarship Foundation awards a $2,500 scholarship to a woman who wants to get a college education based on their financial need, academic record, and desire to succeed.

Amount
$2,500
Scholarships awarded
1 winner
Required GPA
2
Deadline
May 15
Winner announcement
July 31, 2022

Christa McAuliffe Teacher Incentive Program

The Christa McAuliffe Teacher Incentive Program, developed by the Delaware Department of Education, awards one student $5,000 to pursue an undergraduate degree in the field of education to become a teacher.

Amount
$5,000
Scholarships awarded
1 winner
Required GPA
3
Deadline
May 20

DE NAHRO Scholarship Assistance Program

DE NAHRO Scholarship Assistance Program grants one Delaware graduating high school senior student $1,000 to pursue a two- to four-year undergraduate degree program. Applicants must be residents of Delaware.

Amount
$1,000
Scholarships awarded
1 winner
Required GPA
2.5
Deadline
June 1
Winner announcement
July 31, 2022

Delaware Scholarships

Delaware is a small state but it is one of the most historical states of the U.S. There are about 12 colleges and universities in the state catering to thousands of students each. You can find scholarships that are state-funded, university-specific, and privately sponsored. These scholarships can help you get through college easily.

Frequently asked questions

What are the top schools in Delaware?

University of Delaware

The University of Delaware ranks 89th among the top national universities in the United States. If you’re looking for a scholarship in Delaware, check out the Don and Nancy Edwards Scholarship.

 

Wilmington University

Wilmington University ranks around 331th in the list of the top national universities in the United States. The ASHRAE Region III Setty Family Foundation Scholarship is a great way to fund your studies here.

 

Delaware State University

Delaware State University ranks 85th in the list of the top Regional Universities North in the United States. If you’re looking for funding, try the Horace M. Thayer Scholarship Program.

Most popular majors in Delaware?

  1. Business
  2. History
  3. Forestry

Where does Delaware rank in education?

Delaware ranks 16th on a list of most educated states and 9th in terms of the best public school systems. Read our reports on 2022 Most & Least Educated States and States with Best & Worst Public School Systems for more.