Samuel A. Green Scholarship Program

Scholarship Overview: New Castle, Newark, and Wilmington high school seniors who plan to attend a 2 or 4-year institution.

Scholarship Details:

High school graduating senior from a public, private, parochial or charter school, or a homeschooled student or technical school graduate and GED recipient, who plans to attend a community or four-year, not-for-profit, accredited college. The Samuel A. Green Scholarship is available only to legal U.S. residents or citizens living or attending school within the Greater Philadelphia or Lehigh Valley areas, including New Castle, Newark, and Wilmington. Applicants attending college or who are at least 30 years old as of March 6, 2023, will not be considered. Top 75 applicants (semi-finalists) will need a letter of recommendation to attest to leadership.

Application Requirements: Essay, Letter of Recommendation(s)
Essay Details:

Explain in 300 words or less, how you will use college education to make a substantial impact in your community.

Award Amount: $1,000-$10,000


Contact Email:
Contact Phone Number: 610-684-6608


Eligibility: Citizen/Permanent Resident
Profession/Major: Open to All
Grade Level: High School
County Specific: New Castle
Institution Type: 4-year college, 2-year college