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Deadline: March 2017, check website for details.


  • 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 and academic achievement.
  • The applicant’s character and potential leadership ability as evidenced by activities and community service.
  • Letters of recommendation and the applicant’s written personal statement (see website for details).
  • The applicant must demonstrate financial need.

Award: The scholarship is a four-year, $4,000 scholarship payable directly to the student’s college or university. The payout will be $500 per semester for two semesters per year.

Contact: Christiana Rotary – George A Thompson Memorial Scholarship
The Christiana Hilton
100 Continental Drive
Newark, DE 19713