Delaware Solid Waste Authority John P. "Pat" Healy Scholarship
- Must be legal residents of Delaware and U.S. citizens or eligible non-citizens who are high school seniors or full-time college students in their freshman or sophomore years
- Must major in either environmental engineering or environmental sciences at a Delaware college
- Must file the Free Application for Federal Student Aid ( FAFSA ) prior to the application deadline
Awards for the 2017-18 Academic Year:
- $2,500 for first place recipient
- $1,500 for second place recipient
- Renewable for up to three additional years if a 3.0 GPA is maintained
- A formal presentation will be made by the Delaware Solid Waste Authority to the recipients
Based on financial need, academic performance, community or school involvement, and leadership ability.
- Application opens on December 1, 2016 and ALL application materials must be received by 4:30 p.m. on March 6, 2017.
- Applicants must file the FAFSA prior to the deadline for the application.
- You can apply online by completing the application on the Delaware Higher Education Office's secure Student Account Access site . First-time users must establish an account and provide a valid email and mailing address before proceeding to the application.
Incomplete applications cannot be processed. You must provide all of the required information:
- Essay of 500 words or less, excluding headings and footnotes. Word count will be verified.
- If you are a high school senior, or have less than 12 college credits, Provide academic information to the Delaware Higher Education Office :
- For students attending Delaware public or charter high schools: The Delaware Higher Education Office will access your 9 th through 11 th grade unweighted cumulative GPA and SAT scores through eSchool.
- For home-schooled students or students attending private high schools in Delaware : Please send a copy of your SAT scores and your 9 th through 11 th grade high school transcript showing your unweighted cumulative GPA directly to the Delaware Higher Education Office by the scholarship deadline.
- If you have 12 or more college credits, send your college transcript to the Delaware Higher Education Office at firstname.lastname@example.org . Students are responsible for ensuring that their school provides these forms by the deadline.
- FAFSA filed prior to the deadline.