New Castle

AAUW, Wilmington, DE Branch

Formerly known as the American Association of University Women Deadline:  March 1, 2017 Eligibility: Open to women who are a U.S. citizen, a Delaware resident, and a high school  senior (or graduate) at a public, parochial, private high school, or home-schooled in New Castle County, Delaware.  All scholarship applicants must be enrolled in a baccalaureate or [...]

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Zeta Phi Beta Sorority Inc. Epsilon Rho Zeta Chapter Scholarship

Deadline: January 31, 2017 Eligibility: The scholarship assists graduating high school seniors in obtaining a college education and promotes Zeta Phi Beta Sorority Inc. scholarship principles. This scholarship targets under-represented minority students (African-Americans, Latinos, and Native Americans) who are high school seniors, residing in New Castle County, DE. It is aimed at African-American females. Applicants [...]

X-traordinary Women “Colinthia Gosa” Scholarship

Eligibility: Applicant must be a female minority senior in good standing (both at the time of submission and the time of the award) at Dover High School or Howard High School of Technology. Must have completed and received full credit for a recognized course of study directly or indirectly associated with business studies (typing, shorthand, accounting, [...]

Wilmington Country Club Centennial Scholarship Fund

Deadline: June 15, 2017 Eligibility: Wilmington Country Club caddy, employee or dependent child of an employee. Pursuing part-time or full-time studies at an accredited educational institution. Financial need. Demonstrated academic promise. Length of service at the Country Club will be considered. Relatives of Wilmington Country Club members are ineligible. Award: Varies. Students may reapply annually, [...]

Ryan R. Wagner Memorial Scholarship

Deadline: March 15, 2017 Eligibility: Graduating senior from Middletown or Appoquinimink. Resident of the Appoquinimink school district. Accepted to the University of Delaware engineering program. Award: One award to a student from each school (Middletown and Appoquinimink). Students may reapply for continued support. At the discretion of the Ryan R. Wagner Memorial Scholarship Committee. Contact: Application [...]

George A. Thompson Memorial Scholarship Program

Deadline: March 2017, check website for details. Eligibility: The applicant must live in New Castle County. The applicant must be graduating from a public high school in New Castle County in the current year. The applicant must intend to be a full-time student at a college or university. Other considerations: The applicant’s high school record [...]

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 [...]

Dr. Joseph P. Pyle Scholarship

Deadline: Application process begins February 2017. Check with scholarship administrator for deadline. Eligibility: Applicants must be residents of the City of Wilmington, have a minimum 2.8 GPA and be able to demonstrate good moral character and athletic ability. Must also attend any high school in New Castle County and be ages 17 to 21. Award: [...]

Newark Morning Rotary Club

Deadline: June 2017, check website for details. Eligibility: Applicants must be graduates of James Groves Adult High School, reside within the boundaries of the Christina School District and demonstrate an interest in further education. Award: $500, renewable three times for $2,000. Contact: or visit

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: [...]