Scholarship Grant

      Scholarship Grant

Thank you for your interest in the 2021 New Castle County Scholarship. 

 

To apply, please select the below applicable category.  Please note: You must complete the entire application and upload all documents.  Application can take up to 30 minutes to complete, submission will not be saved for later review.  

 

**Incomplete applications will not be considered.**

 

  • Traditional Student- A current high school senior attending an accredited college or university in the fall following their graduation year.

 

  • College Students- Attended a college or university right after high school completion (or) earning a graduation equivalency diploma and currently  enrolled as a Sophomore, Junior or Senior.

 

  • Adult Leaner- An independent adult returning or attending an accredited college or university.

 

  • NOTE: Certificate and graduate programs do not meet the criteria for this scholarship.
Which Application are you applying for:

Contact Information

Have you previously been awarded a New Castle County Scholarship?
Are you a first generation in your family to attend college?

Candidates can demonstrate financial need by uploading one of the following:

a. FAFSA Student Aid Report

b. Most Recent 1040 Tax Return

c. TANF Benefits Verification Letter or Statement

Parent/Guardian

Personal Information

Do any of these hobbies describe you? singer, spoken word, sign language, rap, visual artist
Currently employed?

Essay topics: Choose ONE of the following (1000 words maximum)

Type topic into a word document and upload document: 

Share your Personal Statement

  • Pick an experience from your life and explain how it has influenced your personal development.
  • Who is your biggest influence and why?
  • How has your family background or adversity affected your outlook on the world?
  • How has education contributed to who you are today?
  • Why are you a good candidate to receive this award?