Rotary Club of Wilmington

Deadline: April 21, 2017 Eligibility: A resident of New Castle County and a high school senior attending a public or private school in New Castle County. Formally admitted to a public or private college or university for the upcoming academic year. Proven financial need. Solid academic achievement. Involvement in extracurricular activities. A commitment to community [...]

John M. Roca Memorial Scholarship

Deadline: March 15, 2017 Eligibility: Graduating senior of Cape Henlopen High School. Pursuing a degree in agricultural and natural resource management, pre-veterinary medicine, art or related fields at a four-year college or university Minimum 3.5 GPA. Factors to be considered include academic performance (GPA and class rank), high school activities, SAT scores, volunteer activities and [...]

Jackie Robinson Foundation Scholarship Program

Deadline: Application available online in October and due in mid-February 2017. Check website for details. Eligibility: Applicants must: Be a graduating, minority high school senior. Plan to attend an accredited and approved four-year institution within the United States. Show leadership potential. Demonstrate a dedication to community service. Present evidence of financial need. Be a U.S. [...]

A. Katharine Richards Scholarship

Deadline: Application process begins February 2017. Check with scholarship administrator for deadline. Eligibility: Applicants must be high school seniors who are also residents of Sussex County, Delaware, and who will be entering the University of Delaware. Applicants must have maintained a 3.0 GPA during the last two years of high school and must demonstrate financial need. [...]

Quiet Resorts Charitable Foundation (QRCF) Scholarships

Deadline: April 2017, see website for details. Eligibility: High school seniors who reside in the towns of Fenwick Island, Bethany Beach, Ocean View, Millville, Clarksville, Selbyville, Frankford, Dagsboro, Millsboro, and their surrounding rural  areas. This area encompasses the zip codes of 19944, 19930, 19970, 19967, 19975, 19945, 19939 and 19966. Scholarship is awarded based on [...]

Wilbur E. Postles Scholarship

Deadline: Application process begins February 2017. Check with scholarship administrator for details. Eligibility: Applicants must rank in the top 20 percent of their class and score 1,700 or higher on the SAT. Applicants must be residents of Delaware for at least four years before making application for this scholarship and entering college for the first [...]

Port of Wilmington Maritime Society’s Dennis Latina Scholarship

Deadline: April 2017, students must contact Port of Wilmington for deadline. Eligibility: High school seniors and returning/continuing college students whose parent, grandparent or legal guardian is employed by any company located at the Port of Wilmington; and is a member of the Port of Wilmington Maritime Society that has contributed a minimum of $500 towards [...]

Perdue Scholarship

Deadline: January 31, 2017 Eligibility: Seniors who are children of current Perdue employees or independent poultry producers under contract with Perdue. Award: $5,000. Contact: The Arthur W. Perdue Foundation Scholarship Program Kim Nechay P.O. Box 1537 Salisbury, MD 21802-1537

Newark High School Alumni Scholarship

Deadline: Spring 2017. Check with school counselor for details. Eligibility: High school seniors who have attended Newark High School for their full junior and senior years. A minimum GPA of 3.0 is required. High school grades, achievements and community involvement are compared to other applicants each year. An essay and recommendation letter are required. Award: [...]

National Law Enforcement and Firefighters Children’s Foundation (NLEAFCF) Scholarships

Deadline: July 1, 2017 Eligibility: Applicants must be a child of a law enforcement agent/officer or firefighter who lost his/her life or was permanently disabled in the line of duty (eligibility details available online). Must be pursuing a bachelor’s degree, associate’s degree, certificate or diploma at any accredited college, university or technical institution in the [...]

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