Charles L. Hebner Memorial Scholarship

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Amount
Awarded

$89,444

Awarded

Application Deadline

February 28

Friday
Awarded By:

Delaware Higher Education Office

Number of Awards & Eligibility: Two awards offered annually, one for the University of Delaware and one for Delaware State University.
In order to qualify, students must meet the following criteria:
  1. This award is for U.S. students.
  2. Must be a legal resident of Delaware.
  3. Must be ranked in the upper half of his/her high school class.
  4. Must have an combined SAT score of 1000 or higher.
  5. Must enroll at the University of Delaware or Delaware State University.
  6. Must major in the humanities or social sciences. Preference will be given to political science majors.
  7. Must enroll full time.
  8. Must be a U.S. citizen or an eligible non-citizen.
  9. Must be a high school senior at time of application.

In order to qualify, students must meet the following criteria:

Description: This award is available for current high school seniors who are U.S. citizens and residents of Delaware. Applicant must plan to enroll full time at the University of Delaware or Delaware State University and plan to major in the humanities or social sciences.

Application requirements for the Charles L. Hebner Memorial Scholarship are:

  • Application form
  • FAFSA prior to application deadline
Additional Information: The Charles L. Hebner Memorial Scholarship is a state program, administered by the Delaware Department of Education Higher Education Office, created in honor of the former Speaker of the State House of Representatives, Charles L. Hebner.

Award Amount: The award amount is for the cost of full tuition, fees, room and board, and books for eligible students who are enrolled at either the University of Delaware or Delaware State University. The 2015-2016 cost of attendance for the University of Delaware is approximately $24,666. The 2015-2016 cost of attendance for Delaware State University is approximately $20,056. All awards are renewable for up to three additional years, as long as the student maintains a grade point average of 3.0 or higher.  The total dollars awarded for this scholarship is $89,444.

Deadline Information:

Deadline for this scholarship is Friday, February 28

Deadline Information:

Deadline for this scholarship is Friday, February 28

Applications are available at the Delaware Higher Education Office (DHEO) website. Most DHEO programs will require the student to submit additional documents including an unofficial transcript, SAT scores, and updated college enrollment information by the scholarship deadline. Students should follow the instructions in the Common Merit Application carefully. Each student must also file the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid). The FAFSA is available online at www.fafsa.ed.gov, at high school guidance offices, and in college financial aid offices. The FAFSA must be filed prior to the application deadline. The Common Merit Application must be submitted by 4:30 p.m. on March 4, 2019.
Contact: Carylin C. Brinkle
Address: John G. Townsend Building 401 Federal St., Suite 2 Dover, Delaware 19901

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