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This "Small Wonder" state can help students get big dollars with Delaware scholarships. After shopping tax-free and visiting sites like the Delaware Seashore State Park, the Grand Opera House (Wilmington), or the Dover International Speedway, be sure you also check out these top Delaware universities, including the University of Delaware (UD), Delaware State University (DSU), and Delaware College of Art and Design (DCAD). If you’re a student looking to attend a school in your home state of Delaware, you may be qualified for these state-specific scholarships. Check out this directory of scholarships for Delaware students, and apply online today! For even more scholarships, fill out a free Unigo profile to discover your personalized list of possible awards.

DTCC SEED Scholarship

This scholarship is available to Delaware high school seniors who graduate from a Delaware public or private high school and attend Delaware Technical Community College. Students must have a grade point average of 2.5 or higher (or 80 on a numerical scale, or C+ on a letter scale).

Total: $1365 Awards:  3431
Deadline:  April 01

Delaware Scholarship Incentive Program (ScIP)

This award is available for Delaware undergraduate students who are planning to attend eligible colleges/universities in Delaware or Pennsylvania. Graduate students are eligible under certain circumstances. Students must have a grade point average of 2.5 or higher and demonstrate financial need; the eligible level of financial need is updated annually.

Total: $2200 Awards:  997
Deadline:  April 15

Delaware Educational Benefits for Children of Deceased Veterans and Others

This award is for undergraduate students who are residents of Delaware. The student must be between the ages of 16 to 24 and be the child of: a deceased military veteran; a state police officer whose cause of death was service related; a military veteran held prisoner of war or declared missing in action; or a state employee of the Department of Transportation whose cause of death was job-related.

Total: $7920 Awards:  2
Deadline:  April 15

Annual Signet Classic Student Scholarship Essay Contest

This writing contest is open to high school juniors and seniors and home-schooled students who are 16 to 18 years of age. To enter, students must write a two- to three-page essay on one of the topics listed on the Penguin Group (USA) Inc. website regarding the current contest's book.

Total: $1000 Awards:  5
Deadline:  April 15

New College National Scholarship Program

This scholarship is available for U.S. high school seniors who are National Merit or Achievement Finalists, or National Hispanic Scholars recipients and plan to attend New College of Florida.

Total: $4000 Awards:  15
Deadline:  April 15

Antonio Cirino Memorial Fellowship

This fellowship program is open to Rhode Island residents who need financial assistance to acquire education toward a master's or doctorate in order to pursue a teaching career in the arts. Applicants may not be a Rhode Island School of Design graduate or seeking a graduate degree from RISD.

Total: $12000 Awards:  2
Deadline:  April 26

Rover College Scholarship

This scholarship is open to U.S. high school seniors and college freshmen, sophomores, and juniors. Students must submit an essay on the current year's topic.

Total: $2500 Awards:  1
Deadline:  May 01

University of Arizona Excellence Tuition Award

This scholarship is open to U.S. entering freshmen at the University of Arizona who are not residents of Arizona. Students must have a grade point average of 3.25 or higher and an ACT score of 24 or higher or an SAT score of 1110 or higher.

Total: $35000 Awards:  25
Deadline:  May 01

Fresh Start Scholarship Fund

This award is available for Delaware female undergraduate students who have had a break in education of two or more years either after completing high school or during postsecondary studies. Students must be 20 years of age or older, have a grade point average of 'C' or higher (if currently enrolled in college), and be admitted to or currently enrolled in an accredited Delaware college in a two- or four-year degree program at the undergraduate level.

Total: $2200 Awards:  16
Deadline:  May 15

Cafe Bustelo® El Café Del Futuro Scholarship Essay Contest

This scholarship is open to U.S. legal permanent residents who are 18 years of age or older and currently enrolled full time in a HACU member institution. Students must be of Latino descent.

Total: $5000 Awards:  9
Deadline:  May 24

Pedro Zamora Young Leaders Scholarship Program

This scholarship is open to U.S. high school seniors and college freshmen, sophomores, and juniors who demonstrate an active commitment to fighting HIV/AIDS and taking on roles of public service and leadership. Students must be 27 years of age or younger, and must have a grade point average of 2.5 or higher.

Total: $5000 Awards:  5
Deadline:  May 31

University of Arizona Phi Theta Kappa Award for Non-Arizona Residents

U.S. students who are non-Arizona residents and have been members of Phi Theta Kappa for one or more years are eligible for this award. Students must be planning to transfer to the University of Arizona with 36 or more transferable credits.

Total: $10000 Awards:  10
Deadline:  June 01