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Name Christa McAuliffe Incentive Program (HS Seniors)
Number of Awards
Award Value
Award Type Need-Based Scholarship
Merit-Based Scholarship
Loan
Accept Applications Until March 28
Renewable
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Application

Contact Information

Contact Delaware Higher Education Commission
Carvel State Office Building
820 N. French St.
Wilmington, Delaware 19801
Phone (800)292-7935
Fax
Email dhec@doe.k12.de.us

Scholarship Description

Eligibility Requirements
* Legal residents of Delaware
* U.S. citizens or eligible non-citizens
* Full-time students enrolled at a Delaware college in an undergraduate program leading to teacher certification
* High school seniors must rank in upper half of class and have a combined score of 1570 on the SAT
* Undergraduates must have at least a 2.75 cumulative GPA.
* Awards may be provided for programs of study not available in Delaware or prorated for part-time students in a qualifying program.
* Preference is given to applicants planning to teach in a critical need area as defined by the Delaware Department of Education.

Award
Loan not to exceed cost of tuition, fees, and other direct educational expenses. Renewable for up to three additional years. Loan forgiveness provisions for teaching in a Delaware public school.