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Margaret A. Stafford Nursing Scholarship

Offered by Delaware Community Foundation

Reviewed by Lisa FreedlandLast updated Jan 11, 2024
1 award worth up to

$2,000

Grade level

High School Seniors, College & Graduate Students

Expected deadline:

This scholarship might not currently be accepting applications. Most scholarship programs only accept applications a few months ahead of their annual deadline. We’ve estimated this deadline based on last year’s deadline in order to help you plan out your scholarship applications.

March 2025

Scholarship Overview

The Margaret A. Stafford Nursing Scholarship annually awards up to $2,000 to a Delaware resident who has been accepted to an accredited college or university nursing program to initiate or further their nursing training. Applicants must demonstrate financial need, but they may attend a university in any state. If you’re a Delaware resident and current or incoming post-secondary student with wishes to become a nurse, we encourage you to apply! Keep on reading to learn more.

About Delaware Community Foundation

The Delaware Community Foundation, as a facilitator, information resource and manager of charitable funds, helps communities and philanthropists focus charitable resources for the greatest community benefit statewide. Their mission it to build a shared vision for Delaware, grounded in knowledge, inspired by the common good and advanced through philanthropy.

Eligibility information

This scholarship is open to students meeting the below eligibility criteria.

Grade Level

High School Seniors, College & Graduate Students

Academic Interest

Healthcare, Nursing

Other Category

Low Income

State

Delaware

Application information

To apply for this scholarship, submit the below application materials before the deadline.

Essay

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Scholarship FAQ

Is this scholarship designated for full-time or part-time students?

This scholarship is designated for both full and part-time enrollment statuses.

Is this scholarship restricted by institution type?

Yes, this scholarship is restricted for use at two-year and four-year colleges.

Who should I contact with any questions about this scholarship?

For any questions regarding this scholarship application, please contact Delaware Community Foundation at [email protected].

Is this scholarship renewable?

Yes, the Margaret A. Stafford Nursing Scholarship is renewable.

Where can I find help writing my scholarship essay?

For help writing the essay component of this scholarship application, check out our guides How to Write a Winning Scholarship Essay and How to Start a Scholarship Essay (With Examples).

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