Delaware Scholarships

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 2022

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

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

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

¡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