About the Scholarship

The scholarship is awarded by the Delaware Community Foundation, which is among the largest community foundations in the country. They help philanthropists and communities focus charitable resources for the benefit of the state. This scholarship is provided to students graduating at Sussex Central High School who have received at least one athletic letter. Candidate selection will be based on athletic performance, financial need, and academic excellence. There is no limit on the number of awards a student can receive. 


How to apply for the scholarship?

  • The applicant should complete the application that's available on the DELCF site.

  • Along with the application, the applicant must also submit an essay on the topic mentioned in the application, official academic transcripts, and FAFSA.


How much the scholarship award amounts to?

The award amounts to $1,000 per year.


Eligibility Criteria

  • An applicant should be graduating senior of Sussex Central High School.

  • To be eligible, a student must be involved in playing at least one sport.
  • A student must show that they are in need of financial assistance.

  • Applicants must meet academic and community service standards as determined by the DCF Scholarship Committee.