Fresh Start Scholarship for Delaware women returning to school; Deadline is May 31

AWARD: The Fresh Start Scholarship Foundation, a 501 (c)(3) organization, was established by the Wilmington Women in Business in 1996 to provide financial incentive and mentoring assistance to a woman returning to school to improve her life and opportunities. Awards are granted without regard to race, color, creed, religion, disability, or national origin.

The number and amount of the awards will be determined annually prior to the fall semester but will in no event exceed the costs of tuition, fees, books and other direct educational expenses. Awards will be paid to the college prior to the beginning of each semester.…

Delaware’s Robert C. Byrd Honors Scholarship Application deadline is March 31

Purpose: Available to Delaware residents who are graduating high school seniors. Based on outstanding academic merit. Awards are renewable up to four years. Must be ranked in upper quarter of class and have a score of 1200 on SAT or 27 on ACT.

Qualifications: Applicant must be: full-time student. High school students considered. Award available to U.S. citizens.

Funds Avail.: Minimum no. of awards: 16. Maximum no. of awards: 80. Minimum award amount: $1500.

Number and Amount Awarded Last Calendar Year: 72 scholarship(s), totaling $108,000.

To Apply: Required: application form; transcript; test scores; essay.

Deadline: 3/31.

Contact: Donna Myers, Higher …