The Educational Benefits For Children of Deceased Veterans and Others is a scholarship grant regulated and sponsored by Delaware. The following grant aims at helping and reducing the troubles and suffering of the students who are children of any deceased veteran or whose parents passed away due to any other reasons. The following grant covers the educational cost and required expenses at a public school in Delaware, educational cost and required expenses at a private school in Delaware if the program of study isn’t presented at a Delaware public school; or educational cost and required expenses at an out-of-state public or private school, in case there is no establishment in Delaware offering the program of study. Grant will be customized for qualified understudies who decide to go to an establishment that is out of these categories. Grant is restricted to four years.
To be eligible, the Candidate should have been an inhabitant of the province of Delaware for at least three sequential years before the date of application. In case the Candidate’s parent is an individual from the military, the parent probably has been an occupant of Delaware at the hour of death or declaration of missing in action or prisoner of war status. Candidate should be a U.S. resident or qualified non-resident. The Candidate should be between the ages of 16 and 24. The application period for the following grant opens on January 1, 2022, and shuts down at 4:30 PM on May 20, 2022.
The Delaware Department of education works with the vision that each student should be prepared for accomplishment in school, profession, and life. Their mission is to enable each student with the best instruction through shared initiative, inventive practices, and praiseworthy administrations.
Below we have a brief description of the following scholarship:
|Organization||Delaware Department of Education|
|Education Level||High school, college, university|
|Number of Awards||1|
|Contest Deadline||May 20, 2022|
|Application Fees||Not required|
Who is Eligible?
The eligibility criteria for the following scholarship is as follows:
- Applicant must have been a resident of the state of Delaware for three or more consecutive years before the date of application.
- If the applicant’s parent is a member of the armed forces, the parent must have been a resident of Delaware at the time of death or declaration of missing in action or prisoner of war status.
- Applicant must be a U.S. citizen, or eligible non-citizen applicant must be between the ages of 16 and 24.
- Applicant must be the child of one of the following:
- member of the armed forces whose cause of death was service-related;
- member of the armed forces who is being held or was held as a prisoner of war;
- member of the armed forces who is officially declared missing in action;
- a state police officer whose cause of death was service-related; or
- State employees of the Department of Transportation routinely employed in job-related activities upon the state highway system whose cause of death was job-related.
How to Apply?
All eligible candidates can apply for this scholarship by completing the application on the Delaware Higher Education Office’s secure Student Account Access site. First-time users must establish an account and provide a valid email and mailing address before proceeding to the application.
The priority sequence for awards is
- tuition and required fees at a public college in Delaware;
- tuition and required fees at a private college in Delaware, if the program of study is not offered at a Delaware public college; or
- Tuition and required fees at an out-of-state public or private college if there is no institution in Delaware offering the program of study.
Award will be prorated for eligible students who choose to attend an institution that is out of this sequence. Award is limited to four years.
The application period for the following grant ends on May 20, 2022.