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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.

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

Delaware Speech-Language Pathologist Incentive Program

This award is available to Delaware students who are enrolled full time in a graduate program leading to a speech-language pathologist license. Recipients must seek employment as a licensed speech pathologist in a Delaware public school or a contracted provider of a Birth to 3 Early Intervention System program serving infants and toddlers for loan forgiveness.

Total: $5000 Awards:  4
Deadline:  June 03

Delaware Christa McAuliffe Teacher Incentive Program

This award is available for Delaware students enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate program leading to teacher certification who plan to teach in a public school in Delaware. High school senior applicants must rank in the top half of their class and have a combined SAT score of 1570 or higher; undergraduate applicants must have a grade point average of 2.75 or higher.

Total: $4800 Awards:  25
Deadline:  June 03

Delaware Nursing Incentive Program

This award is available for Delaware residents and state employees who are pursuing an RN or LPN program. All students must have a grade point average of 2.5 or higher; high school seniors must also rank in the top half of their class.

Total: $4013 Awards:  20
Deadline:  June 03

Delaware Teacher Corps Incentive Program

This award is a loan forgiveness program for U.S. undergraduate and graduate students who plan to attend public Delaware colleges and intend to teach in a critical need area in a Delaware public school. All students must have a grade point average of 2.75 or higher; high school seniors must also have a combined SAT score of 1570 or higher and rank in the top 50 percent of their class.

Total: $10348 Awards:  20
Deadline:  June 03

Stuck at Prom Scholarship Contest

The Stuck at Prom Scholarship Program is available to high school students with creativity. Applicants must create and wear an outfit completely made of Duck brand duct tape to a school prom.

Total: $10000 Awards:  21
Deadline:  June 03

Delaware Optometry Incentive Program

This award is available for students enrolled full time in a program preparing them for licensure as an optometrist in Delaware. The loan award will be forgiven at a rate of one year of employment as an optometrist in Delaware for one year of loan.

Total: $3972 Awards:  6
Deadline:  June 03

Ada Leigh Soles Memorial Professional Librarian & Archivist Incentive Program-Bach./Doctoral Degree

This forgivable loan program is available to Delaware residents pursuing a bachelor's or doctoral degree program. Students must have worked at least two years at a Delaware public library, county department library, public school library, or state agency library or archive.

Total: $11600 Awards:  7
Deadline:  June 03

Ada Leigh Soles Memorial Professional Librarian and Archivist Incentive Program - Master's Students

This award is available for Delaware residents who are enrolled in an ALA-accredited master's degree program of library and information science.

Total: $11600 Awards:  7
Deadline:  June 03