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Name Educational Benefits for Children of Deceased Veterans and Others
Number of Awards
Award Value
Award Type Need-Based Scholarship
Merit-Based Scholarship
Accept Applications
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
* Applicant must have been a resident of the state of Delaware for three or more consecutive years prior to the date of application.
* If the applicant's parent is a member of the armed forces, the parent must have been a resident of Delaware at the time of death or declaration of missing in action or prisoner of war status.
* Applicant must be a U.S. citizen or eligible non-citizen
* Applicant must be between the ages of 16 and 24.
* Applicant must be the child of one of the following:
- member of the armed forces whose cause of death was service-related;
- member of the armed forces who is being held or was held as a prisoner of war;
- member of the armed forces who is officially declared missing in action;
- state police officer whose cause of death was service-related; or
- state employee of the Department of Transportation routinely employed in job-related activities upon the state highway system whose cause of death was job-related.