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Program to Help Foster Youth Pursue Higher Education

$529 payments available to qualified applicants Citing information showing nationwide, only about half of youth raised in foster care end up finishing high school, and less than 3% graduate from a four-year college, Delaware State Treasurer Colleen Davis announces the Aspire529 program. Aspire529 is a pilot program for youth in or aging out of the […]




Delaware Students Awarded Full-ride Merit Scholarships

Congratulations to this year’s merit scholarship awardees! Merit scholarships are competitive scholarships awarded by DDOE to students for their academic performance, participation in school activities and service to the community.




College Savings Highlighted in Work of Office of the State Treasurer

Delaware education savings plan looking to build on already strong numbers Realizing the impact that education costs have on families, State Treasurer Colleen Davis remains committed to helping make quality education attainable. Recent studies show more and more people nearing retirement are taking loans to help children and grandchildren pay for education. “Addressing the need […]




Delaware ranks third in the nation in FAFSA completion

Delaware students and families rank third in the nation in filling out the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) form, according to new data released by the National College Access Network. Completion rates serve as early indicators of post-secondary access and success.




State awards more than $145,000 in merit scholarships

The Delaware Department of Education has announced the recipients of four state merit scholarship programs for the 2018-19 academic year. Merit scholarships are competitive and awarded based on a student’s academic performance, participation in school activities and service to the community.







 Pages Tagged With: "college"

Program to Help Foster Youth Pursue Higher Education

$529 payments available to qualified applicants Citing information showing nationwide, only about half of youth raised in foster care end up finishing high school, and less than 3% graduate from a four-year college, Delaware State Treasurer Colleen Davis announces the Aspire529 program. Aspire529 is a pilot program for youth in or aging out of the […]




Delaware Students Awarded Full-ride Merit Scholarships

Congratulations to this year’s merit scholarship awardees! Merit scholarships are competitive scholarships awarded by DDOE to students for their academic performance, participation in school activities and service to the community.




College Savings Highlighted in Work of Office of the State Treasurer

Delaware education savings plan looking to build on already strong numbers Realizing the impact that education costs have on families, State Treasurer Colleen Davis remains committed to helping make quality education attainable. Recent studies show more and more people nearing retirement are taking loans to help children and grandchildren pay for education. “Addressing the need […]




Delaware ranks third in the nation in FAFSA completion

Delaware students and families rank third in the nation in filling out the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) form, according to new data released by the National College Access Network. Completion rates serve as early indicators of post-secondary access and success.




State awards more than $145,000 in merit scholarships

The Delaware Department of Education has announced the recipients of four state merit scholarship programs for the 2018-19 academic year. Merit scholarships are competitive and awarded based on a student’s academic performance, participation in school activities and service to the community.