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2020-2021

Wilmington College

Scholars Program

Registration and Instructions

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Scholarship Details

  • Available for Fall 2021 entry.
  • Awards determined from the on-campus scholarship program at levels of: 
    • Presidential Scholarship – Full Tuition each year
    • Dean’s Scholarship – $20,000 each year
    • Faculty Honor Scholarship – $16,000  each year
  • Program dates are November 14, 2020 and January 16, 2021. 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. Faculty Honor scholarship recipients can choose to 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 participate in one of the scholarship programs in order to receive a scholarship.
  • Candidates must submit a Student Spotlight Form and Writing Prompt Response prior to the program by the deadline date.
  • Candidates 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 and Writing Prompts

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

WRITING PROMPTs

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

  • There are 3 writing prompts
  • Each prompt is 300 words

Submitting your Student Spotlight Form and Writing Prompts

  • The links to each form are below.
  • They are due by Nov. 10, 2020 to participate in the November 14, 2020 program or January 12, 2021 to participate in the January 16, 2021 program.
  • You must include your Student ID number which is on your personal invitation.

WC Scholar Student Spotlight
WC Scholar Writing Prompts