• Career Based Scholarship

    Scholarship for full-time undergraduate students enrolled in a bachelor’s degree program in a Delaware public or private college in a major leading to a career in a high-need field in Delaware. The Delaware Higher Education Office and the Delaware Department of Labor will review employment trends in Delaware and update the high-need career fields list every five years.

    Delaware High Need Career Fields, eligible majors 2023-2024: 

    • Accounting
    • Business
    • Computer Engineering
    • Computer Science
    • Finance
    • Human Resources
    • Information Technology
    • Management
    • Nursing
    • Operations Management

       

      Award:

      Award amount is $5,000 per year. The award is not renewable but recipients can re-apply each year. Contingent upon funding from the General Assembly and based on the size of the applicant pool, at least one student in each high-need career field will be awarded a career-based scholarship annually.

     

    To Apply:

    • File a FAFSA 
    • Log on, or create, your Student Account with the Delaware Higher Education Office: Student Account Access for DHEO Scholarships 
    • Click on Apply for Scholarships at the top of the page and click on the name of the scholarship that you want to apply to.

     

    Deadline:

    The application opens on January 2, 2023 and the deadline to apply is 4:30 PM on May 15, 2023.

     

    Eligibility requirements for scholarship:

    ·         Resident of Delaware

    ·         U.S. citizen or eligible non-citizen

    ·         Full time enrollment

    ·         Must meet your institution's Satisfactory Academic Policy

Last Modified on December 12, 2022