This post was last updated on September 6th, 2016 at 06:48 pm

Scholarships for Delaware 8th- and 11th-grade students

The Michael C. Ferguson Achievement Award is named in honor of the former Deputy Superintendent and Acting Superintendent of the State Department of Public Instruction (now Department of Education) and former State Budget Director. Up to 150 8th-grade and 150 11th-grade students who demonstrate superior performance on the Delaware Smarter Assessment Test in 8th grade) and SAT (11th grade) in reading and mathematics will be awarded $1,000 scholarships annually. Half of the scholarships in each class will be awarded to students who are from low-income households.

Students are awarded this scholarship based on test scores and will be notified by the Higher Education Office.