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DCF Awards 80 Scholarships Totaling $378,650 for 2019-20 School Year

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Cindy Lin

Nick Whaley

The Delaware Community Foundation has awarded $378,650 in scholarships for the 2019-20 school year, helping 63 students pursue secondary education, including the three winners pictured above.

Each year, the DCF awards scholarships to students from funds established by generous people who care about education and understand that it can be costly. This year, 80 scholarships were awarded to 63 students.

There is no cap on the number of scholarships or the amount students may receive. Funding from many of the scholarships may be applied to the costs of textbooks and fees, in addition to tuition. Some are one-time awards, and others are renewable.

“Many of our donors who care about education choose to create scholarship funds to build opportunities for students where they otherwise may not exist,” DCF President and CEO Stuart Comstock-Gay said. “Our goal is to help philanthropists who care about education support young people working toward building successful futures.”

See a list of all of our 2019-20 scholarship winners.

For information about how donors can create scholarship funds at the DCF, contact Joan Hoge-North at [email protected].