Deadline: June 1, 2017


  • Must reside in subsidized housing defined as Project Based Section 8, Rural Development Section 515, Housing Choice Vouchers, Low Income Housing Tax Credit (LIHTC) or Public Housing at time of application and provide a copy of Certification Form from housing manager.
  • Must be a graduating high school senior from a Delaware high school and have 2.5 minimum cumulative GPA.
  • Two letters of recommendation are required: one from a person in authority from the high school and one from a community leader. Must submit a 500-word essay and provide list of extracurricular activities in school and in the community.
  • Judging is based 60 percent on written application (academic performance and extracurricular activities) and 40 percent on essay.

Award: One $1,000 renewable award (up to 4 years) to be used at a two- or four-year college or university.

Contact: Applications available at
P.O. Box 7045
Newark, DE 19714-7045