Top tips from our Scholarship Selection Committee
- It is okay to apply for more than one scholarship. Let us know all the scholarships that you are qualified for.
- Tell us something we will not see in your academic credentials.
- Competition for some of these scholarships is steep. A thoughtful essay can tip the scales in your favor.
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Delaware County Community College's Educational Foundation awards approximately $300,000 in scholarships annually. Each scholarship has its own criteria for eligibility established by the donor(s).
The application period for scholarships is mid-February to mid-April. The application period for 2016-17 closed April 15.
Turn Minutes into Money
Take the time to organize. This is not an exhausting process, but do take the time to clearly state how you meet the requirements specified by our donors. Tell us why YOU deserve this honor. This is FREE money that does not need to be paid back (unlike a student loan).
We want to give these awards to deserving students
Students who show the drive and determination to succeed are exactly what makes our College special. Providing this financial assistance will allow more students to continue their studies and earn certificates and degrees.
The application process takes place in the spring, and awards are announced in the summer months for classes starting in the fall. The application period will be open mid-February through mid April.
|Roto-Rooter - $500 scholarship, essay required - March 1, 2017|
|CrowdReviews - $5,000 scholarship, essay and 3.0 GPA required - December 15, 2016|
|Kool Living Recovery Center - $1,000 scholarship, essay required - December 31, 2016|
|PlasticPlace - $1,500 scholarship, essay required - November 1, 2016|
|Fountain Law Firm - $1,000 scholarship, essay required - Deadline July 29, 2016|
|Dallas Car Accident Lawyers Cancer Awareness - $1,000 to student impacted by cancer - Deadline December 15, 2016|
|Fireproof Ministries Heart Disease Awareness Scholarship - $1,000 for student/relative impacted by heart disease, minimum 3.0 GPA, essay required - Deadline December 15, 2016|
|Enhanced Insurance - $2,500 for high school senior current college student - Deadline October 31, 2016|
|DroneEnthusiast.com - $500 to female student studying science - Deadline December 1, 2016|
|7 Binary Options - $3,000 to individual with winning essay - Deadline October 15, 2016|
|L. Clayton Burgess Law Firm - $2,500 to individuals currently attending or planning on attending college or graduate school - Deadline August 15, 2016|
|Sun East Charitable Foundation - $500 to one male and one female student who has completed 40 hours of community service in the past year - Deadline June 1, 2016|
|Van Sant Law Veterans - $1,000 to a U.S. military veteran - Deadline June 15, 2016|
|The Zeiger Firm - $1,000 to individuals currently attending or planning to attend college - essay required - Deadline August 15, 2016|
|YWCA of Chester County Scholarship - $1,000 to non-traditional female students with aspirations to continue on to post-secondary institutions - Deadline May 30, 2016|
|Emergency Dentists USA Video Scholarship - $1,000 to first prize in video contest, $500 for second, open to students in all majors - Deadline June 1, 2016|
|TigerChef Scholarship - $1,000 to students with interest in culinary studies, essay required - Deadline May 1, 2016 and November 1, 2016|
|TechChecks Business Leadership Scholarship - $1,000 for minority student pursuing Business Administration or related business field - Deadline June 15, 2016|
|Kendal-Crosslands Communities Anne Perry Scholarship - Deadline March 15, 2016|
|Delaware County Transportation Management Engineering Scholarship - $1,000 to full-time engineering student in Delaware County - Deadline March 18, 2016|
|Lumity Health Care and Science Scholarship - $1,000 for first place award, $500 for runner-up award - Deadline July 1, 2016|
|Kaplun Marx Scholarship - $1,000 - Deadline May 1, 2016|
|Shear Comfort Automotive Scholarship - $1,500 - Deadline April 15, 2016|
|Joel J. Kofsky Scholarship - $1,500 - Deadline August 16, 2016|
|Masters In Education - Scholarships for future teachers|
|Sleeklens Academic Scholarship - $2,000 for full-time students, high school seniors - Deadline March 31, 2016|
|Pennsylvania Land Surveyors' Foundation - For students who want to become practicing professional land surveyors - Deadline April 15, 2016|
|Philadelphia Unit of the Herb Society of America - $1,000 for horticulture, botany or related majors - Deadline June 30, 2016|
Campus RN Scholarship Fund - $2,500 scholarship to nursing student - Deadline May 1, 2016
Shawn Carter (Jay Z) Scholarship Fund - For students, ages 18-25, pursuing a vocational program - Deadline April 30, 2016
*Not all are affiliated with Delaware County Community College; not a comprehensive list