New Castle

Newark Community Band Scholarship

Deadline: December 16, 2016 Award: This one-time award of $500 shall be presented to an 11th or 12th grade high school student. A committee appointed by The Newark Community Band Board of Directors shall select recipients of this award. Eligibility: A high school Junior or Senior with a minimum GPA of 2.8 on a 4.0 scale. [...]

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New Castle County Alumni Chapter Scholarship, Delaware State University

Deadline: April 28, 2017, check website for details. Eligibility: Student must be a graduating senior with a 2.75 GPA and graduating from a high school in New Castle County. Award will be based on three letters of recommendation, a biological sketch and financial need. Award: Six $1,000 scholarships. Contact: Applications available through your high school [...]

Deadline April, N Category, New Castle|

Anne Richards Maclary Munyun Scholarship

Deadline: Early spring 2017. Confirm deadline with counselor. 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. A career [...]

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 [...]

John A. Maslin Scholarship Fund

Deadline: March 15, 2017 Eligibility: Graduating seniors in the Brandywine School District. Pursuing a course of study in art, mathematics or science at an accredited institution of higher learning. Recommended by an art, mathematics or science teacher or staff member. Award: Type and amount at the discretion of the board of directors at the Delaware [...]

Deadline March, M Category, New Castle|

The William H. Heald Scholarships

Deadline: Application must be requested by email by January 1, 2017, and submitted by January 31, 2017. Eligibility: Scholarships are awarded annually from a trust fund in the memory of William H. Heald, former U.S. Representative from Delaware (1909-1913). Applicant must be a resident of New Castle County, Del., and a male student entering the [...]

Deadline January, H Category, New Castle|

Jack Curran Memorial Scholarship

Deadline: March 2017, check website for details. Eligibility: High school senior who is a resident of New Castle County and has been accepted into a two- or four-year college. Application includes an essay, resume of school and community activities, high school transcript and test scores, and recommendation of counselor. Must have at least a 2.5 [...]

C Category, Deadline March, New Castle|

Committee of 100 Academic Scholarship Program

Deadline: April 7, 2017 Eligibility: Must be a high school senior living in New Castle County. Must be accepted for admission to an accredited college or university having a business and/or economics program. Must have declared an intention of majoring in business, economics or related fields. Must demonstrate academic excellence and well-rounded involvement in extracurricular [...]

C Category, Deadline April, New Castle|

Bethel AME Church Family Scholarship

Deadline: March 15, 2017 Eligibility: Graduating senior who has been an active member. Enrolling as a full-time student at an accredited institution. Attended the Scholarship Committee Workshop. Award: $1,500 to active members (two-year minimum) or $500 to members (new or have not participated in church activities). Contact: Bethel AME Church Scholarship Committee 604 N. Walnut [...]

Bethel AME Church Community Scholarship

Deadline: March 15, 2017 Eligibility: Graduating senior who is not a member. Enrolling as a full-time student at an accredited institution. Preference given to Eastside Wilmington residents. Financial need. Demonstrated scholastic achievement, personal character, community involvement and communication skills. Reside in ZIP codes 19801, 19802, 19803, 19805, 19806, 19807. Award: $500 Contact: Bethel AME Church [...]