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Delaware Educational Benefits for Children of Deceased Veterans and Others

Delaware Department of Education

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Scholarship Overview

This grant is for residents of the state of Delaware who are US citizens or eligible non-citizens, are between the ages of 16 and 24, and have been residents of Delaware for three or more consecutive years prior to the date of application. To qualify, applicants must be the children of one of the following: a member of the armed forces whose cause of death was service-related; a member of the armed forces who is being held or was held as a prisoner of war; a member of the armed forces who is officially declared missing in action; a state police officer whose cause of death was service-related; or a state employee of the Department of Transportation routinely employed in job-related activities upon the state highway system whose cause of death was job-related. Priority sequence for awards is: 1. tuition and fees at a public college in Delaware; 2. tuition and fees at a private college in Delaware, if the program of study is not offered at a Delaware public college; or 3. tuition and fees at an out-of-state public or private college, if there is no institution in Delaware offering the program of study. The completed application is due at least four weeks before classes begin.

How easy is it to apply?

Not too bad

This scholarship's application process may have items such as essays that could take a couple hours.

How much competition is there?

Not much

This scholarship won't have as many applicants as most.

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Renewable: This scholarship is renewable
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