About the Scholarship

This" Delaware Solid Waste Authority John P. 'Pat' Healy Scholarship" award is awarded by the organization Delaware Higher Education Office for four years of full-time graduate and undergraduate studies. This scholarship is awarded by the organization Delaware Higher Education Office and gives assistance to the eligible students for their full tuition fees, board, room and books.


How to apply for the scholarship?

  • Applications are available on the official website Delaware Higher Education Office and all the applicants must access the online application in order to apply for this scholarship.

  • A student must submit unofficial transcript.
  • A student have to submit updated college enrollment information.
  • A student must submit the Official scorecards of ACT/SAT to demonstrate the completion of the graduation semester as well as academic performance.

  • A student must also submit reference letters.

  • In addition to that applicant must write and submit and a two-page essay on a topic listed in the scholarship application.

  • Applicant should follow the instruction in the Common Merit Application.

    The awarded amount for the scholarship:

    The amount awarded for this scholarship is $20,056 per year and is renewable for three additional years. The number of awards given to the eligible candidates per year is one.


    Deadline for the scholarship:

    The deadline for this scholarship is the 4th of March.

Eligibility Criteria

At the time of applying for this scholarship, the candidate must be a graduating high school senior.

The applicant must be a legal resident of Delaware.

The applicant must reside in the U.S. or be an eligible non-citizen.

The applicant's combined SAT score must be 1000 or higher.

The average grade point of the applicant must be 3.0 or higher.

The applicant must be a plan to enrol at Delaware State University.

He/she must be a full-timer.

He/she must rank in the upper half (top 50 per cent) of his/her high school class.


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