Scholarship Opportunities

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  • AARP Foundation Women’s Scholarship Program
    For women 40+ seeking new job skills, training and educational opportunities to support themselves.
  • American Copy Editors Society Scholarship
    Available to junior, senior and graduate students who will take full-time copy editing jobs or internships.
  • AORN Foundation Scholarship
    For students studying to be nurses and perioperative nurses pursuing undergrad and grad degrees. click here
  • Automotive Hall of Fame Scholarship
    For students who indicate a sincere interest in an automotive related career. click here
  • AWG Minority Scholarship For Women
    Encourages young minority women to pursue an education and later a career in the geosciences. click here
  • AXA Achievements Scholarship
    Provides more than $600K in annual scholarships to 52 students - one from each state. click here
  • Best Buy Scholarship
    For students in grades 9-12 who plan to enter a full-time undergraduate program upon high school graduation. click here
  • Burger King Scholars Program
    For high school seniors who have part-time jobs and excel academically in school.
    click here
  • CIA Undergraduate Scholarship Program
    Developed to assist minority and disabled students, but open to all who meet the requirements. click here
  • Coca-Cola Scholars Program
    Four-year achievement-based scholarships given to 250 high school seniors each year. click here
  • Davidson Fellows Scholarship
    Recognizes and awards the extraordinary who excel in math, science, and technology.
    click here
  • Davis-Putter Scholarship Fund
    Need-based scholarships for college students are part of the progressive movement in their community. click here
  • Dell Scholars Program
    For students who demonstrate a desire and ability to overcome barriers and achieve their goals. click here
  • Discovery Scholarship
    Annual scholarship for high school juniors to support continued education and training beyond high school. click here
  • Ed Bradley/ Ken Kashiwahara Scholarships
    Open to full-time students who are pursuing careers in radio and television news. click here
  • ESA Foundation Computer and Video Game Scholarship Program  For minority and female students majoring in a field related to computer and video game arts. click here
  • Fulbright Scholar Program
    Sends faculty and professionals abroad each year to lecture and conduct research. click here
  • Future Engineers Scholarship Program
    For students pursuing a career in engineering who shows outstanding academic performance. click here
  • Gates Millenium Scholarship
    Funded by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation; established to help low income minority students. click here
  • Google Anita Borg Scholarship
    For women who excel in computing and technology, and are active role models and leaders. click here
  • Hallie Q. Brown Scholarship
    For African American women who have a minimum C average, and can demonstrate financial need. click here
  • HBCU Study Abroad Scholarship
    Provides travel opportunities for students of color who are traditionally under-represented in such programs. click here
  • Jacob K. Javits Fellowship Program
    Provides fellowships to students who excel in the arts, humanities, and social sciences. click here
  • Jeannette Rankin Women’s Scholarship Fund
    For low-income women who have a vision of how their education will benefit themselves and their community. click here
  • Joe Francis Haircare Scholarship
    For cosmetology and barber school students who can demonstrate a financial need. click here
  • KFC Colonel’s Scholars Program
    For college-bound students who can demonstrate financial need, and have a GPA of at least 2.75. click here
  • Lincoln Forum Scholarship Essay Contest
    A writing contest pertaining to the life and times of Abraham Lincoln and the Civil War era. click here
  • McKesson Pharmacy Scholarship
    Designed to assist pharmacy students who plan to continue their education. click here
  • National Institute of Health (NIH) Undergraduate Scholarship
    For students from disadvantaged backgrounds who are pursuing science and health-related research. click here
  • National SMART Grant
    Available to full-time students who are majoring in science, math, technology, engineering, and more. click here
  • PMI Educational Foundation Scholarships
    Established for students in the field of project management or a project management related field. click here
  • Ron Brown Scholar Program
    Seeks to identify African American high school seniors who will make significant contributions to society. click here
  • Ronald Reagan College Leaders Scholarship
    Seeks to recognize outstanding young people who are promoting American values on college campuses. click here
  • Siemen Competition
    Competition for individual or team research projects in science, mathematics, engineering, and technology. click here
  • Thurgood Marshall College Fund Scholarships
    For first-generation students majoring in business, finance, science, engineering, and more. click here
  • USDA/1890 National Scholars Program
    For students seeking a Bachelor’s degree in agriculture, food, or natural resource sciences
    and related majors. click here
  • Vanguard Minority Scholarship Program
    Provides merit-based scholarships to minority students studying business, finance, economics, and more. click here
  • William B. Ruggles Right To Work Journalism Scholarship
    Available to undergraduate and graduate students who are majoring in journalism or a related field. click here
  • Writer’s Digest Annual Short Story Competition
    Contest for writers who can compose the best fictional short story, written in 1,500 words or less. click here
  • Xerox Technical Minority Scholarship
    For academic high-achievers in science, engineering, and information technology. click here


Quick Look at What's Happening at DCRAC

DCRAC applauds DoD's new rules to fight predatory lending.

Here's the WHYY Newsworks online write up of DCRAC's Pre-Purchase First Time Homebuyer program.

Check out the WHYY First story about DCRAC's Pre-Purchase First-Time Homebuyer program.

DCRAC is always looking for ways to work with our elected officials, this recent News Journal editorial highlights the latest example.

Check out how DCRAC grant from U.S. bishops’ CCHD helps Stepping Stones Community Federal Credit Union

Thank you for all your support! DCRAC's "Stand Up for Fair Lending and Rock with DCRAC" event at the World Cafe Live at the Queen was a tremendous success. Here was the News Journal op-ed we had to promote the event.

In this News Journal article, check out how out this how DCRAC teamed up with TD Bank to help a small business owner.

If you need more info about HB 286 and want to call your senator to let him or her know how you feel, click here.

Check out the HB 286 opposition letter from Rashmi Rangan and other community leaders from June 5th.

After collecting data for a year, here is the report to the Office of the State Bank Commissioner on payday lending in Delaware for 2013.

Learn how to avoid foreclosure scams, and talk to mortgage lenders and servicers at these two Delaware Housing Workshops: Monday, June 9th & Tuesday, June 10th. Click here for info.

DCRAC's Free Community BBQ is still on. Join us at 601 N. Church Street today from 11:30 am - 6:30 pm for some burgers and dogs.

DCRAC in the News Journal on May 3, 2014 Payday reform progress, but more needs to be done.

DCRAC Free Community BBQ on Friday, May 16th, 11:30 am to 6:30 pm.

Cape Gazette story of the DCRAC's Free Tax Clinic Workshops for Procrastinators

WHYY's Newsworks coverage of DCRAC's Free Tax Clinic Workshops for Procrastinators

DCRAC Free Tax Clinic Workshops for Procrastinators in Milford, 12 noon - 1:45 pm and Georgetown, 5:00 pm-6:45 pm on April 15th

Check out this profile of DCRAC volunteer attorney Jim Angus in the April issue of Delaware Beach Life magazine.

Do you want to buy a home? Attend the DSHA Homebuyer Fair on Saturday, April 5th from 8am to 4pm at the Chase Center on the Riverfront. Click here for info.

Worried about missing a mortgage payment? DCRAC will be on hand for the DE AG & DSHA's Delaware Housing Workshops on Saturday, March 22nd in Dover 9am - 1pm and Newark 3pm - 7pm. Click here for more info.

Check out Rashmi Rangan's Three Rules for Tax Season in the News Journal.

DCRAC will be hosting a free Tax Clinic Workshop in Wilmington at William Hicks Anderson Community Center on March 20th 12 noon to 1pm and 6pm to 7pm.

In February, DCRAC made the local press in the Milford Chronicle and Cape Gazette.

Rashmi Rangan and Jim Angus had this piece in the News Journal in January.

Hey folks, if you get a notice from the IRS, be sure and check out one of DCRAC's free tax workshops on April 15th. We'll have one in Milford and a second in Georgetown.

Happy New Year! Celebrate the new year with our Financial Fitness Series on the first three Saturdays of each month: January 4th, 11th & 18th; February 1st, 8th & 15th; March 1st, 8th & 15th; April 5th 12th & 19th. Our free classes a run from 10am to 1pm. Thanks to a grant from the Kenny Family Foundation, lunch is served at no charge.

New TELEPHONE Numbers at DCRAC! You can still reach us at the old numbers you have for us. You may get a message to hang up and call our new telephone number.

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