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.

Societa da Vinci

is offering 2 scholarships toward Wilmington University for students of Italian-American heritage.  The students must be registered to attend W.U. full time this academic year. Application (Click Here) must be returned no later than Friday, September 25. Criteria as follows:

-Must be of Italian American heritage.

-High level of academic achievement.  

-Scholarships are need based.

Email to

Fax: (302) 683-9494

U.S. mail to:

Pietro Rocca, MD

537 Stanton Christiana Rd # 101

Newark, DE 19713

The Mesothelioma Cancer Alliance Scholarship

(Application Deadline for Spring 2016 is December 1, 2015)
This scholarship is awarded to a student that has dealt with cancer, personally or within their family, in an effort to help them further their education. The Mesothelioma Cancer Alliance Scholarship Website and Application

Essay Competition Scholarships: 

Several law 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 deadline is December 1, 2015 Scholarship 

The QuitDay scholarship is awarded to students each year who share their vision for a smoke-free world. Help make higher education smoke-free!            

Scholarship Award: $3,000 total, awarded to three students

Deadline to Apply: March 31, 2016

The Tatiana Mendez Future Resources Scholarship 

This scholarship offers a great opportunity for students who are passionate about using their education to help preserve our natural resources for the future.  This scholarship is open to high school seniors, undergraduate students, and graduate or law school students.The Tatiana Mendez Future Resources Scholarship is open and receiving applications until March 1, 2016.

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 PCE.  PCE 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.

Search For Scholarships Online

Use these services to find scholarships online.


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).