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At Wilmington University we are committed to helping our students achieve their higher education goals. A number of scholarships are awarded annually. Find scholarships online, explore your options and apply.

Wilmington University Scholarships

These scholarships target Wilmington University students based on merit, need, or other criteria. Click the "Apply" button below to see a comprehensive list of scholarships.




External Scholarships

Delaware Higher Education Office

Delaware Goes To College this web site has several scholarships listed for Delaware residents. Application deadlines vary.

Philanthropic Educational Organization (PEO)

PEO is an organization that helps women pursue their higher education goals.  One of the opportunities it offers women is a continuing education grant known as PCEPCE is a need-based, one-time-only grant awarded for educational expenses associated with the cost of academic or technical courses including online courses. The maximum grant amount is $3,000, however, a smaller amount may be awarded. For more information, please visit PEO's web site.


Car Seat Safety 2017-2018 Scholarship Program

This scholarship, named the Car Seat Research Scholarship, will be available in the 2017-2018 scholarship process. We hope to give scholarships to the people who will shape and change the face of the infant care industry within the next decade – we want to see someone’s name in all of the market research and the best car seat reviews we read and know that we helped them get there.

Application Deadline & Guidelines

  • Deadline: June 24, 2018
  • Winner Announcement: June 27, 2018


  • 1st Place: One Time $3000
  • 2nd Place: One Time $1750
  • 3rd Place: One Time $600

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Essay Competition Scholarships: 

Several law and other firms are offering $1,000.00 college scholarships to the winners of their essay competitions. See the information in the links below to apply.  Application deadlines are between January 1, 2018 and December 31, 2018 (2018-19 Scholarship- July 15, 2018 deadline) ($1,500 scholarship award) Application Deadline: May, 1, 2018  ($1,000 scholarship award) Application Deadline: December 15, 2018   ($1,000 scholarship award) Application Deadline: March, 15, 2018 ($500 scholarship award) Application Deadline: August 31, 2018 ($500 scholarship award) Application Deadline: October, 31, 2018 ($1,000 scholarship award) Application Deadline: May, 1, 2018 ($1,000 scholarship award) Application Deadline: September 1, 2018

Search For Scholarships Online

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Recipients of Wilmington University Scholarships are selected without regard to race, gender, religion, national origin, age, or disability unless otherwise stipulated by the donor. The amount of awards is subject to availability of funds. There is no guarantee of award of any scholarship in a given year. Scholarship donors and the Wilmington University reserve the right to modify scholarship criteria at any time.

Outside scholarships are not affiliated with Wilmington University. Please exercise caution when pursuing any outside scholarships. Wilmington University does not affiliate with or endorse any third party scholarship website nor does Wilmington University guarantee or confirm the validity of these scholarships and/or websites.  Use them at your own risk.

Unless otherwise noted, scholarships will be awarded in the form of a tuition/fee waiver. No cash award will be made directly to the recipient(s).