• Educator Support Scholarship

    Scholarship for full-time graduate or undergraduate students attending a Delaware public or private college who intend to pursue a career in education (in a classroom or as a specialist) in specific certifications, listed below, identified as areas of need in Delaware schools.

    Teacher Shortage Areas in 2022-2023:

    • Bilingual
    • English Language Learner
    • World Languages
    • Math
    • Science
    • Special Education (All Areas)
    • Business Education
    • Agriscience Education
    • Family Consumer Science
    • School Nurse
    • Library Media Specialist
    • English
    • Immersion (Elementary/World language)
    • Technology Education

     

    Specialist areas:

    • Speech Language Pathologists
    • School Psychologists
    • School Social Workers
    • School Counselors

     

    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 educator and specialist fields will be awarded a scholarship.

     

    To Apply:

    • File a FAFSA by May 15, 2023
    • 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 closes at 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 September 27, 2022