Scholarships in Cumberland
Award: $2,500, Deadline: March 15
Applicant must be a resident of the Delaware Valley and must demonstrate academic achievement, financial need, and involvement in extracurricular and/or community service activities.
Award: $8,000, Deadline: December 15
Applicant must attend school in one of the following regions: Fairfield County, CT; Plymouth and Quincy County, MA; Lowell, Concord, and Wellesley, MA; Hilton, Lexington, and Waltham, MA; Portland and Southern Maine; Southern New Jersey; Northern and Central New Jersey; Capital District (greater Albany area), NY; Southern Tier East (Binghamton), NY; Westchester County, NY; Long Island, NY; Manhattan, NY; and the greater Philadelphia, PA area. Interview before December 15 is required.
Award: $5,000, Deadline: March 11 (Southern New Jersey, Delaware and Maryland); March 18 (Washington, D.C. metro area); March 25 (New York)
Applicant must be a high school student currently enrolled in grades 9 through 12 in one of the following areas: Washington, DC; Delaware/Delmarva Peninsula and southern New Jersey; New York City; or Maryland area (each city/ region is a separate contest with students competing only against others in their local community). Applicant must write and illustrate a children's book that discusses the topics of tolerance and diversity.
Award: $1,000, Deadline: April 15
Applicant must be a high school senior who plans to enroll in a full-time undergraduate course of study at an accredited two-year of four-year college, university, or vocational-technical school in the fall. Some requirements vary by county.
- Atlantic, Berks, Bradford, Bristol, Bristol, Bucks, Burlington, Camden, Cape May, Chester, Clearfield, Cumberland, Delaware, Fairfield, Franklin, Gloucester, Hampden, Hartford, Kent, Kent, Lehigh, Litchfield, Mercer, Middlesex, Montgomery, New Castle, New Haven, New London, Newport, Northampton, Philadelphia, Providence, Salem, Tolland, Washington, Windham
- High School Senior
- All Majors Eligible