Charles L. Hebner Memorial Scholarship

Delaware Higher Education Commission

The scholarship was established to provide financial assistance to outstanding high school seniors who are planning to pursue a post-secondary education University of Delaware or Delaware State University.

Key Information

Eligibility Requirements

  • Age/Grade Level:
    High school seniors
  • Financial Need:
  • Other Academic Requirements:
    Who rank in upper half of class and have a combined score of 1000 on the SAT
  • Residence:
    Legal residents of Delaware
  • Citizenship:
    U.S. citizens or eligible non-citizens
  • College:
    Enroll full-time at the University of Delaware or Delaware State University
  • Major/Career:
    Eligible majors include Anthropology, Art, Art Conservation, Art History, Black American Studies, Communications, Comparative Literature, Continental European Studies, Criminal Justice, East Asian Studies, Economics. English, Foreign Languages & Literatures, History, Human Services, International Relations, Languages, Latin American Studies, Music, Philosophy, Political Science, Psychology, Sociology, Social Work or Women's Studies
  • Other Benefits:
    Full tuition, fees, room, board, and books at the University of Delaware or Delaware State University; Renewable for up to three additional years with a cumulative GPA of 3.0

Application Details

  • Transcript:
  • Resume/Activity List:
  • Essay:
    With the continuing economic challenges facing the U.S. and the international community, what strategies would you implement to ensure that the next generation will be able to afford college, find rewarding employment, and save for the future?; Every generation is different from the previous generation in important ways. How is your generation different from that of your parents? Use specific reasons and examples to explain your answer; If you could invent something new, what product would you develop? Use specific details to explain why this invention is needed.
  • Other Materials:
    Completed application, including activities; FAFSA

Contact Information

  • Phone: (302) 735-4000