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This award is available for Delaware students who are planning to major in education and pursue a career as a public school teacher in Delaware. High school senior applicants must rank in the top half of his/her class and have a combined SAT score of 1570 or higher; undergraduate applicants must have a grade point average of 2.75 or higher.
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- Awarded by:
- Delaware Higher Education Office
The award is in the form of a forgivable loan that is not to exceed the cost of the student's tuition, fees, and other direct educational expenses, and may be renewed for up to three additional years. The loan will be forgiven at a rate of one year of teaching in a Delaware public school for one year of loan.
- The number of awards offered may vary according to the amount of funds available. In the 2012-2013 academic year (the most recent year for which information is available), there were 26 awards given.
Applications are available at the Delaware Higher Education Office (DHEO) website. Please note: Students must apply by completing the online Common Merit Application. As part of the online applicat... Sign up for full scholarship deadline information.