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Wilmington College

Scholars Program

Registration and Instructions

WC Scholars Application

Scholarship Details

  • Available for Fall 2023 entry.
  • All candidates who complete the WC Scholars Application and Student Spotlight will be considered for the Dean’s Scholarship award.
  • The Presidential Scholarship award recipients will be determined by participation in the in-person scholarship program.
    • Presidential Scholarship – Full Tuition each year
    • Dean’s Scholarship – $20,000 each year
  • Program dates a December 3, 2022 and January 28, 2023. This program is by invitation only.
  • Presidential and Dean’s recipients must reside on campus.
  • All Presidential and Dean’s scholarship recipients must participate in the Honors Program.
  • Awards are renewable so long as the recipient meets the requirements designated in the Award Intent Form that will be signed to accept the scholarship.
  • Scholarships may not be combined with other awards (with the exception of talent awards, which can be combined with the WC Scholars Program awards).
  • Available regardless of financial need.

Program Details

  • Candidates must submit a Student Spotlight Form. If you are planning to participate in the in-person program, the forms must be received by November 28th for the December 3rd program and January 23rd for the January 28th program.
  • Candidates attending the in-person program will participate in a group interview consisting of other candidates and Wilmington College faculty members. Questions will cover a wide array of topics. The purpose of this exercise is to generate a thought-provoking, stimulating conversation that will allow you to state your opinion and back it with example or facts. 

Some examples may be:

  •    Describe how technology has helped or hindered your education?
  •    If you could wake up tomorrow having gained any one ability or quality, what would it be? 

Student Spotlight

Student Spotlight

The Student Spotlight form will give you the opportunity to share your high school activities and achievements, including:

  •  Education
  •  Work Experience
  •  Leadership & Service Activities
  •  Honors & Awards


The Writing Prompt is your chance to tell our WC Scholars committee more about your interest in being a recipient of one of our top scholarships

  • The prompt is 300 words

Submitting your Student Spotlight Form

  • The link to the form is below.
  • The form is due by November 28, 2022 if you plan to attend the December 3 in-person program and January 23 if you plan to attend the January 28 program.
  • You must include your Student ID number which is on your personal invitation.