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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.

Quit Smoking Community Scholarship

Do you have something special to share with the world that can help bring awareness to the hazards of smoking? If yes, Quit Smoking Community has good news for you: we’re offering $3000 in scholarships every semester to those, who bring awareness to the dangers of smoking.. This is an essay contest and the winning applicants will be determined based on the content, style, and originality of their essays.

The application deadline is July 21, 2016, for Fall 2016 and January 21, 2017 for Spring 2017.  

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Hooked to Books Scholarship

In an effort to make things a little easier for students and their families, has created a scholarship program through which we will be awarding a scholarship of $1000 to current and future college students.  In order to apply, you must submit a 500+ words essay on the following topic: “How did a book change your life?”

The application deadline is December 20, 2016

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MigVapor Scholarship

Are you passionate about making this world tobacco-free? If yes, here’s the good news for you: MigVapor awards $3,000 in scholarships every year to the students who are committed to playing their part in preventing the deaths caused by smoking tobacco. Our vision is to create a tobacco-free world and stop more than 480,000 yearly deaths caused by smoking.  MigVapor offers scholarship awards for the students who present their well-researched and evidence-based essay to encourage smokers to kick their addiction. Remember, smoking not only impacts the smoker, but also other people around them.

The application deadline is November 1, 2016 for Spring 2017 and May 31, 2017 for Fall 2017

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Eraser Clinic Laser Tattoo Removal Scholarship

The Eraser Clinic Laser Tattoo Removal Scholarship is a $1000 merit-based scholarship awarded twice each year for students pursuing higher education with an emphasis in one of the following fields: nursing, medicine, natural sciences, applied sciences, engineering, or a related field.

The application deadline is June 30, 2016, for Fall 2016 and November 30, 2016 for Spring 2017.  

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Walk In Showers Digital Marketing Scholarship

The WalkInShowers digital marketing scholarship is an annual scholarship that is created to help productive and determined individuals succeed in the marketing arena. The major requirement in the application is a passion for digital marketing or interior design.  Scholarship Amount: $1000.

The application deadline is  February 28, 2017

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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.

Alcohol Addiction Awareness Essay Contest Scholarship, works towards raising awareness of the alcohol abuse and addiction issues and hoping to encourage as many people as possible to realize the potential consequences of their drinking habits. The scholarship recipients will be selected through an essay contest, and essays are judged based on their originality and content. There are no costs associated with submitting an application for this scholarship.

The application deadline is February 1, 2017

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Cyberbullying Prevention for Teens Scholarship

In an effort to the cause of preventing cyberbullying, we have created the Cyberbullying Prevention for Teens Scholarship for Undergraduate or Postgraduate students/ high school, college or graduate student or a student planning to enter college to receive $1000 award.

The application deadline is February 28, 2017

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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 October 1 2016 and July 15, 2017  (deadline December 31, 2016) (2017-18 Scholarship)  ($500 Scholarship Award) ($1,250 Award for 2017-18) (2017-18 Scholarship) ($500 Scholarship Award) ($500 Scholarship Award) ($500 Scholarship Award) ($500 Scholarship Award) ($1,500 Scholarship Award) ($2,500 Scholarship award) ($1,500 Scholarship Award)

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).