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Name Delaware Open Cross Country Championship Scholarship
Number of Awards 2
Award Value $1,500
Award Type Need-Based Scholarship
Merit-Based Scholarship
Accept Applications Until November 8
Renewable
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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:
* Applicants must be nominated by their cross country coach.
* Each high school that is a member of the New Castle Country Cross Country and Track Coaches Association (N5CTA) may nominate one male and one female student.
* High school seniors who are Delaware residents attending a N5CTA-member school in Delaware
* Participation in high school cross country program(s) during junior and senior years. Preference will be given to All State selection, All County selection, and/or All Catholic selection.
* Minimum cumulative, unweighted GPA of 2.5 in high school core curriculum.
* Full-time enrollment in a two- or four-year program of study at a regionally accredited college.

Award:
* $1,500 each to one male and one female student for freshman year of college; non-renewable.

Criteria:
* 50% Financial Need
* 50% Academic achievement, to include: GPA (25%), SATs (15%, Leadership/community activities (10%)