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Don and Anne Ward Scholarship

Deadline: March 15, 2017 Eligibility: Graduating senior of Sussex Technical High School. Demonstrates outstanding citizenship, community involvement and a high level of academic success. Enrolling in an accredited post-secondary school. Preference will be given to students enrolling in an education field of study. Award: Either two $500 scholarships or one $1,000 scholarship; at the discretion [...]

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. [...]

Prudential Spirit of Community Awards

Deadline: November 8, 2016 for students. Check website for other deadlines. Eligibility: Recognizes students in grades five through 12 who have demonstrated exemplary community service. The volunteer activity must have occurred at least partly during the 12 months before the date of application. Schools and officially designated organizations may select one middle level and one high [...]

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: [...]

Keisha M. Michael Memorial Scholarship

Deadline: March 15, 2017 Eligibility: African-American graduating senior residing in New Castle County. Minimum 2.5 GPA. Attending a historically black college or university. Community and church service are considered. Personal recommendation is required. Award: Minimum $1,000, depending on GPA and materials submitted. Awardees may reapply. At the discretion of the board of directors at the [...]

Bob LaPrad Scholarship

Deadline: March 15, 2017 Eligibility: Must be graduating from the 11th or 12th grade and reside within the Delmar, Laurel, Seaford, or Woodbridge School Districts. Must be recommended by a school counselor or teacher based on citizenship qualities, work ethic and service to the community. Must write an essay on why community service is important and describe [...]

Dover Century Club Scholarships

Deadline: March 2017 Eligibility: A Dover High School or St. Thomas More student graduating in spring 2017. Applicants must be of outstanding character, have an excellent academic record and have demonstrated community service. Award: Three $1,000 awards to a student in any field of study. Contact: Application available from the school counselor office at Dover [...]

Del-One Scholarship

Deadline: March 15, 2017 Eligibility: Delaware high school student who is a Del-One Federal Credit Union member, or a child or grandchild of a Del-One member. (Del-One employees, volunteers and immediate families are not eligible.) Must begin an accredited college program no later than the fall of the current year and be a prospective college freshman at time [...]

Delaware Lions Foundation Inc. James A. McCarty Memorial Scholarship

Deadline: Completed application form with all attachments must be postmarked by April 1, 2017. Eligibility: Graduating high school seniors living in Delaware and attending a public high school in Delaware. Must demonstrate exceptional involvement in community service and good leadership skills. Must also have high scholastic achievement and demonstrate financial need. Completed application, transcripts, college [...]

Comcast Leaders and Achievers Scholarship Program

Deadline: December 2016, check website for details. Eligibility: Recognizes students who are involved in their schools and serve as catalysts for positive change and models for their fellow students. Awards are not need-based. Students must be nominated by their principal or school counselor and: Be a full-time high school senior in a community served by Comcast. [...]