Wilmington University Scholarships

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, applicants must be a current student or have been officially accepted into the University.

The scholarship application for the Fall 2020 term closed on April 15, 2020. Selection outcomes were communicated to all applicants on June 19, 2020.

Scholarship applications for the Spring 2021 term will be accepted through November 1, 2020.

Scholarship Fund Scholarships

These scholarships are made possible by the donations received through the Scholarship 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.


Award Duration: One Year

Award Amount: up to $5,000 (multiple scholarships awarded)

Criteria Required: Undergraduate or Graduate, Full time and Part time, 3.0 Cumulative GPA *

Award Duration: One Year

Award Amount: $5,000

Criteria Required: Undergraduate or Graduate, Full time and Part time, 3.0 Cumulative GPA *

Award Duration: One Year

Award Amount: $5,000

Criteria Required: Undergraduate or Graduate, Full time and Part time, 3.0 Cumulative GPA *

Award Duration: One Year

Award Amount: $5,000

Criteria Required: Undergraduate or Graduate, Full time and Part time, 3.0 Cumulative GPA *

Award Duration: One Year

Award Amount: $5,000

Criteria Required: Undergraduate or Graduate, Full time and Part time, 3.0 Cumulative GPA *

Award Duration: One Year

Award Amount: $5,000

Criteria Required: Undergraduate or Graduate, Full time and Part time, 3.0 Cumulative GPA *

Award Duration: One Year

Award Amount: $5,000

Criteria Required: Undergraduate or Graduate, Full time and Part time, 3.0 Cumulative GPA *

Award Duration: One Year

Award Amount: $5,000

Criteria Required: Undergraduate or Graduate, Full time and Part time, 3.0 Cumulative GPA *

Award Duration: One Year

Award Amount: $5,000

Criteria Required: Undergraduate College of Technology student, Full time and Part time, First-generation college student (Info: First in household to pursue a college degree) *

Award Duration: One Year

Award Amount: $1,000

Criteria Required: Undergraduate transfer student from Delaware Technical Community College, Full time and Part time, must be enrolled in the Health Sciences program, 3.0 Cumulative GPA *

Award Duration: Steady and satisfactory academic progress toward a baccalaureate degree

Award Amount: Half Tuition upon meeting and maintaining eligibility

Criteria Required: Earn a conferred associate degree with a minimum 3.25 cumulative grade point average (GPA) through the SEED program *

    Learn more about the STAR Scholarship Guidelines

Award Duration: One Year

Award Amount: $5,000

Criteria Required: Undergraduate or Graduate, Full time and Part time *

Award Duration: One Year

Award Amount: $2,000

Criteria Required: Undergraduate or Graduate College of Health Professions, Full time and Part time *

Award Duration: One Year

Award Amount: $2,000

Criteria Required: Undergraduate, Full time and Part time *

Award Duration: One Year

Award Amount: $500

Criteria Required: Undergraduate only, Must be a U.S. Citizen, Must be fully accepted and enrolled at Wilmington University immediately following graduation from Del Tech, 3.25 Cumulative GPA, Must be a member of PTK Honor Society and provide letter of recommendation from a Phi Theta Kappa Advisor (Letter should be emailed to scholarships@wilmu.edu.)

Award Duration: One Year

Award Amount: Up to $4,000 (multiple scholarships awarded)

Criteria Required: Undergraduate, Full time and Part time, Must be a Delaware resident, 2.5 Cumulative GPA, Community involvement preferred *

Award Duration: Four Years

Award Amount: $2,500

Criteria Required: Undergraduate only, Full time student, 3.0 Cumulative GPA *


Award Duration: Four Years

Award Amount: $1,250

Criteria Required: Undergraduate only, Part time student, 3.0 Cumulative GPA *

Award Duration: One Year

Award Amount: $10,000

Criteria Required: Undergraduate or Graduate, Full time student, Must be an honorably discharged veteran, active military or immediate family member of veterans who graduated from WU, 2.5 Cumulative GPA *


Award Duration: One Year

Award Amount: $5,000

Criteria Required: Undergraduate or Graduate, Part time student, Must be an honorably discharged veteran, active military or immediate family member of veterans who graduated from WU, 2.5 Cumulative GPA *

Award Duration: Four Years

Award Amount: Full Tuition (no fees)

Criteria Required: Undergraduate only, Full time Student, Must demonstrate exemplary leadership or impact through community involvement, 3.0 Cumulative GPA *

Award Duration: Ongoing

Award Amount: Covers tuition for every fifth course, up to $4,500 total

Criteria Required: Earn an associate degree from an eligible partner school, complete 15 credits within 1 year of enrolling at WilmU, and maintain a minimum 2.5 cumulative GPA in WilmU courses *

Learn more about the Renewable Transfer Scholarship Guidelines

* All applicants must have a completed Admissions application on record.