This post was last updated on September 7th, 2016 at 01:00 am

Deadline:  March 15, 2017


  • Grades four through 12.
  • Attend an Eastern Shore school.
  • Recommended by a school counselor or teacher based on citizenship qualities, work ethic and service to the community.

Essay: 250-word essay on: Lessons learned from reading Back to the Basics by Johnny Janosik or Gifted Hands by Dr. Ben Carson.

Award:  Scholarship is awarded once the student is accepted to an accredited university. Students can apply over multiple years until they graduate from high school.

Contact: Application available at
For more information, contact your school counselor or:
Scholarships, Delaware Community Foundation
P.O. Box 1636
Wilmington, DE 19899