About the Scholarship

The Higher Education Office of Delaware provides financial assistance to students who are enrolled in an accredited educational program that leads to RN or LPN certification as full-time.

The Delaware Nursing Incentive Program is available to students who are high school seniors or undergraduates. The recipients are selected based on their academic standing and other factors. Financial need is also taken into consideration.

Delaware Nursing Incentive Program Award

  • The students receive an amount of $5000 per annum that can be used to meet the direct educational expenses such as tuition and fees, room and board.

  • The scholarship fund is directly sent to the respective educational institution the recipient is enrolled in by the Delaware Higher Education Office.

  • The award can be renewed for by the student for a maximum of 3 years by maintaining a cumulative GPA of 2.75.

Delaware Nursing Incentive Program Application

  • The application form for the scholarship is available on the official website of the Delaware Higher Education Office.

  • The student must complete the application form by filling in every detail including the different academic and co-curricular activities of the latter.

  • The applicant must submit the academic transcripts to the Scholarship Committee.

Delaware Nursing Incentive Program Application Deadline

The students may apply from 1st April 2019. All the applications and related documents are to be submitted by 3rd June 2019. No application will be considered after the deadline.


Eligibility Criteria

  • Applicant should be a resident of Delaware

  • Applicant should be a U.S. Citizen or eligible non-citizens.

  • The candidate should be studying a Registered Nursing program from an accredited program leading to a certification

  • Applicant must have at least 2.5 GPA from high school and should be in the upper class.