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2015-16 state scholarship application now available

Delaware residents interested in applying for scholarships, grants and professional incentive loans to pursue a postsecondary education during the 2015-2016 school year should visit the Delaware Department of Education’s Higher Education Office website at  to apply.

Applicants must apply for scholarships by the published deadlines, which vary by scholarship. Visit for more information on scholarship descriptions and deadlines.

The Delaware Department of Education encourages graduating high school seniors planning to attend Delaware State University or the University of Delaware to visit the website for applicable full scholarships (B. Bradford Barnes, Charles L. Hebner and Herman M. Holloway, Sr.) before February 1, 2015.  Full scholarship offers pay tuition, fees, room and board, and books for full-time enrollment (12 or more credit hours each semester).

High school seniors also may apply for the Diamond State Scholarship. The scholarship is portable and may be used for full-time (12 or more credit hours each semester) enrollment at any non-profit, regionally accredited institution. The deadline for Diamond State is March 19, 2015.

Alison May
(302) 735-4000