Achievement Scholarship for Students with a History of Chronic Illness Fund

Scholarship Overview: Applicants who experienced a health issue that impaired their ability to pursue their education.
Application Available: December 25, 2022

Scholarship Details:

Experience with a health issue, documented by a medical professional, that lasted at least six months and impaired the applicant’s ability to pursue his or her education.
• Applicants must be graduating seniors or former graduates of any Delaware high school.
• Preference given to those enrolled in the First State School or any of its branches before or at the time the health issue occurred.
• Past awardees are eligible to apply.
• Documentation to be provided by a medical professional documenting the illness and its impact on students’ ability to attend school.

Essay Details:

Tell us about your experiences/struggles with your chronic illness and what you have done to overcome it.

Award Amount: Varies
Award Details:

Varies, at the discretion of the Delaware Community Foundation board of directors.

Contact Name: School Counselor or Kelly Sheridan
Contact Email:
Contact Phone Number: 302-856-4393

Additional Contact & Submission Information:

Delaware Community Foundation
36 The Circle
Georgetown, DE 19947


Eligibility: Disability or Health Condition
Profession/Major: Open to All
Grade Level: Undergraduate Students, High School