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The Wilmington University Scholarship Committee oversees a comprehensive scholarship program for Wilmington University students. There are selection criteria that are common to all scholarship categories, as well as criteria that are specific to individual scholarships.
To be considered for scholarships at Wilmington University, students must submit an admissions application prior to or with the scholarship application. All scholarship documents must be submitted as a complete package with the scholarship application. Scholarships are awarded based on the following review:
Fill out scholarship application and return it by following the instructions included in the PDF. You can fill out this document in Adobe Acrobat or other similar software. This application is used for all of the listed scholarships on this page. Applicants only only need to fill out one application to be considered for all scholarships.
These scholarships are made possible by the donations received through the Annual Fund. Donors include alumni, businesses, and friends of the University. Funds are also raised through the Green and White Scholarship Ball and the Wilmington University Scholarship Golf Classic. These scholarships are non-renewable, however, students may apply annually.
Additional scholarships will be awarded based on the availability of an Annual Fund proceeds.
Established in memory of Donavon Appleman, an employee in Wilmington University's Information Technology Department, this scholarship provides financial assistance to a first-generation college student who is pursuing a bachelor's degree in technology. A one-course scholarship is awarded and is non-renewable.
An annual merit scholarship established in 1998 for undergraduate students at Wilmington University, this scholarship assists non-traditional students who are starting college. Students must maintain a minimum grade point average of 3.0 to receive the scholarship and be eligible for renewal of the award. One scholarship for a full time student and one scholarship for a part time student with some emphasis on the non-traditional population.
Established in memory of Joann H. Gilbert, this scholarship is presented to a full-time Wilmington University student.
The Milton and Hattie Kutz Foundation grants an annual scholarship to students in need of financial assistance. The recipient must be a Delaware resident.
Established in memory of Mig Reardon supported by the College of Health Professions and the nursing alumni, this scholarship provides full tuition for one course.
Established in memory of Linda Thomas, this scholarship provides financial assistance to a student pursuing a bachelor's degree at Wilmington University. A one-course scholarship is awarded and is non-renewable.
Each year a full scholarship is awarded to an eligible student in memory of Lt. Joseph L. Szczerba who graduated with distinction from the Master’s of Administration in Justice program in 2005. The scholarship is awarded to a sworn full-time active duty police officer in the State of Delaware (including Delaware State Police) to pursue graduate studies in the criminal justice program.
This scholarship was created to benefit deserving upper-level undergraduate students in Communications Management studies. This scholarship is renewable for a total of three years.
This scholarship is awarded annually to a student selected by the Lions Club Scholarship Search Committee. The student may retain the scholarship annually by demonstrating successful progress toward the completion of his or her degree. The student must also reside in the home area of the Wilmington Manor Lions Club. The recipient must reside in the 19720 zip code, which is the home of the Wilmington Manor Lions Club, but can attend any high school. Preference will be given to students who have physical challenges.
This scholarship is available to PTK Honor Society members. Applicants must have a minimum 3.25 GPA and an A.A., A. S., or A.A.S. degree is required. Non-U.S. citizens, part-time students, and students with previous bachelor's degrees are not eligible. The student must enroll immediately following their two-year college graduation. A letter of recommendation from a Phi Theta Kappa advisor is required.
Wilmington University, Student Administrative Services offers a $1,000.00 scholarship to ten students who have achieved merit in academics, extracurricular activity, employment and/or service to his/her community. Recipients will receive: $500 for Fall Semester 2012 and $500 for Spring Semester 2013.