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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.

First State Manufactured Housing Association Scholarship

This award is available to U.S high school seniors or former graduates who are residents of Delaware and seeking to further their education. Students must have resided in a manufactured home for at least one year prior to the application.

Total: $2000 Awards:  2
Deadline:  March 04

National Peace Essay Contest

Students attending high school in one of the 50 states, the District of Columbia, or the U.S. territories OR U.S. citizens attending high school overseas are eligible for this award. Students must be in grades nine through twelve at time of application.

Total: $10000 Awards:  53
Deadline:  March 15

Milford High School Alumni Scholarship

The Milford High School Alumni Scholarship is available for graduating high school seniors at Milford High School who demonstrate leadership, academic achievement, and community involvement.

Total: $1000 Awards:  1
Deadline:  March 15

Philip L. Bartlett Scholarship Fund

This scholarship is available to Delaware students who plan to attend or are currently attending the University of Delaware. Students must demonstrate financial need.

Total: $2500 Awards:  14
Deadline:  March 15

Ryan R. Wagner Memorial Scholarship

The Ryan R. Wagner Memorial Scholarship is available for graduating high school seniors in Middletown, DE who are planning to major in engineering at the University of Delaware. Click here to learn more and to apply today!

Total: $1000 Awards:  1
Deadline:  March 15

Thurman G. Adams and Hilda McCabe Adams Family Scholarship

This scholarship is for Delaware undergraduate students who are pursuing a career in agriculture, agri-business, or a green energy-related field. Preference is given to residents of Sussex County.

Total: $1000 Awards:  1
Deadline:  March 15

V. George & Jeannette M. Carey Scholarship Fund

This scholarship is open to Delaware high school seniors who plan to pursue a degree or professional designation in agriculture (preferred) or education. Students must participate in 4-H, FFA, or other community service activities; students in the top 10 percent of their class are not eligible.

Total: $1500 Awards:  1
Deadline:  March 15

Elisabeth C. Tassone Oncology Scholarship Fund

The Elisabeth C. Tassone Oncology Scholarship Fund is provided for nursing students in Delaware who plan to pursue a career in oncology.

Total: $3000 Awards:  1
Deadline:  March 15

Garbutt Family Scholarship

The Garbutt Family Scholarship is available for high school seniors at Milford High School in Milford, Delaware. Applicants must demonstrate unmet financial need.

Total: $1000 Awards:  1
Deadline:  March 15

Generation III Scholarship Fund

This scholarship is open to Delaware undergraduate students who plan to attend or currently attend University of Delaware, Delaware Technical & Community College, Goldey-Beacom College, Wesley College, Delaware State University, or Lincoln University. Students must pursue an associate's or bachelor's degree in a business- or construction-related field.

Total: $1000 Awards:  1
Deadline:  March 15

Geneva Pepper Morris Memorial Scholarship

The Geneva Pepper Morris Memorial Scholarship is provided annually to a female high school senior at Cape Henlopen High School in Lewes, Delaware.

Total: $1000 Awards:  1
Deadline:  March 15

J.D. O'Connor Scholarship

This scholarship is awarded to graduating seniors from Sussex County (DE) high schools who plan to attend an accredited Delaware institution. Students must have a low to moderate income and be active in community service.

Total: $1000 Awards:  1
Deadline:  March 15