Delaware Higher Education Office/Educational Benefits for Children of Deceased Veterans

Applicant must have been a resident of the state of Delaware for three or more consecutive years prior to 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; state police officer whose cause of death was service-related; or 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.

Award Information

Award Amount
$10,000 - $12,000
Number of Awards
Number varies
Application Deadline
Not reported
Available to Class Level
Freshmen, Sophomores, Juniors, Seniors
Not reported

Eligibility Requirements

Minimum GPA Required
None specified
None specified
None specified
Religious Affiliation
None specified
Location of College
Area of Study
None specified
Financial Need
Financial need analysis is not required

Scholarship Sponsor

Program Administrator
Delaware Higher Education Office
401 Federal Street Suite 2
City, State, Zip
Dover, DE , 19901
(302) 735-4120

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