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.
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.
Building on efforts to ensure all Delaware students graduate prepared to continue their education or start a career, the Governor announced that the number of high school students taking college-level classes before graduation is dramatically increasing for the second consecutive year.
Delaware residents interested in applying for scholarships, grants and professional incentive loans to pursue a postsecondary education during next academic year school year should visit the Delaware Goes to College website at http://delawaregoestocollege.org/ for the 2016-17 application.
Education Secretary Mark Murphy to Leave Administration after Successful Tenure Marked by Improved Student Achievement
Education Secretary Mark Murphy announced that he will end his tenure to pursue other opportunities, concluding a term marked by record-high graduation rates, more students enrolling in college, and better opportunities than ever for Delaware students to successfully prepare for the workplace.