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­­­­­­­­­­­Deadline: Application must be received by 4:30 p.m. November 1, 2016.

Eligibility: Applicants must be nominated by their cross country coach. Each high school that is a member of the New Castle County Cross Country and Track Coaches Association (N5CTA) may nominate one male and one female high school senior.

Nominees must be Delaware residents who have participated in high school cross country program(s) during junior and senior years; have an unweighted, cumulative GPA of 2.5 in high school core curriculum; and plan to enroll full time in a two- or four-year program of study at a regionally accredited college. Based 50 percent on financial need, 25 percent on academic achievement and 25 percent on participation in cross country programs. In the event of two equally qualified applicants, preference will be given to students who are All State selection, All County selection, and/or All Catholic selection.

Award: $2,000 each for one male and one female student for freshman year of college.

Contact: Apply online at
Delaware Higher Education Office
The Townsend Building
401 Federal St., Suite. 2
Dover, DE 19901