Apply now for 1 of 3 $1,000 Delaware Youth Leadership Scholarships!

dcf-logo-cmykDelaware Youth Leadership Scholarships are awarded to student leaders in the Jefferson Awards YSI Program (within local high schools) or Jefferson Awards recipients during the freshman, sophomore, junior or senior years. The scholarship is given to college-bound students who show exemplary attributes in scholastics, leadership and community service.

There are three $1,000 scholarships awarded – one each in Kent, New Castle and Sussex Counties. The deadline for submission of application materials is April 1, 2015.

For more information and an application, visit Delaware Community Foundation Scholarships.

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Set a great example: Family Volunteer Day is Saturday, November 22!

Family Volunteer DayFamily Volunteer Day is a day of service that demonstrates and celebrates the power of families who volunteer together, supporting their neighborhoods, communities and the world. Family Volunteer Day is held on the Saturday before Thanksgiving to kick-off the holiday season with giving and service.

To get your family ready, read a three-part “Families and Volunteering” blog series filled with tips and tricks for families who want to get involved together in their communities. Parents from across the country offered advice and stories about how they help their kids make a difference in the world. Also check out “Tips for

Back to Basics Learning Dynamics is offering a FREE SAT practice test on December 6 at Wilmington, Delaware location

LOGO_medium (1)Twice each school year, Back to Basics offers free SAT Practice Tests to high school Juniors and Seniors. This year, Back to Basics Learning Dynamics is offering a free SAT Practice Test on Saturday, December 6 at 8:30 a.m.

These tests are conducted just like the formal SAT, following the same rules the College Boards has instituted. The tests are scored by an independent source and the results will be mailed to each parent.

The SAT and SAT Subject Tests are a suite of tools designed to assess your academic readiness for college. These exams provide a path to opportunities, …

Apply now for 1 of 20 $1,000 Chrysler Technical Scholarships!

chrysler_wingThe Chrysler Technical Scholarship is available for Delaware residents, no more than 23 years of age at the date of the application deadline. Other requirements include:

  • minimum 2.75 GPA,
  • evidence of a commitment to leadership in the community,
  • financial need,
  • pursuit of a degree or certificate from a community college, trade school or university in a technical field related to the design, engineering, manufacturing and repair of automotive products, including but not limited to, automotive repair, skilled trades or engineering, and
  • demonstration of leadership qualities,

20 one-year scholarships of $1,000 each will be awarded at the discretion of the Board …

2015 SAT and SAT Subject Test Information and Dates for High School Juniors

stateagencies-iconThe SAT tests a student’s knowledge of reading, writing, and math — subjects that are taught every day in high school classrooms. These SAT scores are required for admission at virtually all colleges and universities nationwide (with some notable exceptions).

In addition, many colleges and universities now require SAT Subject Tests. While the SAT Test lets students show colleges what they know and how well they can apply that knowledge, the SAT Subject Tests are content-based tests that allow students to showcase achievement in specific subject areas. These are the only national admission tests where the student can choose the