Committee of 100 Scholarship Goals

1. To further the overall purpose of The Committee of 100 of promoting responsible economic development by providing support to university students studying business, economics, or related fields.

2. To enable The Committee of 100 to provide a service to the community beyond its promotion of a healthy economy in Delaware.

Scholarship Recipient Criteria

1. Must be a high school senior living in New Castle County.

2. Must be accepted for admission to an accredited college or university.

3. Must have declared an intention of majoring in business, economics, or related fields.

4. Must demonstrate academic excellence and well-rounded involvement in extra-curricular and community activities.

Application Process

1. Applicant should submit a completed application form, including attachments, to The Committee of 100 Scholarship Program, 1313 North Market Street, Suite 150, Wilmington, DE 19801 by the application deadline on Friday, April 20, 2018 at of 5:00p.m. 

2. The Committee of 100 Scholarship Committee will select, from among qualified applicants, finalists for interviews which will be held in late April or early May.

3. The Scholarship will be awarded, and the Scholarship Winner introduced, at The Committee of 100's May Dinner Meeting, on the third Tuesday in May. Scholarship applicants should reserve that date.

Scholarship Amount and Payment

The Committee of 100 Academic Scholarship for the academic year is Three-thousand dollars ($3,000), payable in two (2) Fifteen-hundred dollar ($1,500) payments for fall-semester and spring-semester tuition/room/board expenses. The first payment will be made to the Scholarship Winner following documentation of enrollment; the second payment will be made following documentation of successful completion of the first semester and enrollment in the second semester. The Scholarship Winner will be required to provide documentation of payment to the university or college for tuition/room/board expenses.

The Committee of 100 may offer additional scholarships based upon need, special circumstances, unique accomplishments, and/or a compelling story.


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