Scholarships funded by the generosity of native donors totaling greater than $620,000 will make paying for faculty a bit simpler for 551 Delta Faculty college students within the 2019-2020 tutorial 12 months.
“With out these scholarships, many college students wouldn’t have the ability to attend Delta,” mentioned Pam Clark, govt director of Institutional Development. “The assist of beneficiant donors all through the neighborhood is making an enormous distinction within the lives of those college students as they pursue their goals.”
This 12 months noticed a record-high 1,064 Delta college students apply for scholarships, with 551 receiving a number of. That is a 15 % enhance over the variety of candidates final 12 months. Most scholarships common about $1,000.
“I encourage all scholar to use for scholarships,” Clark added. “It could be a bit work to fill out the applying, nevertheless it’s definitely worth the effort. It is free cash.”
The appliance course of often opens in mid-December.
This 12 months, 11 new endowments and 4 new annual presents have been created, funding 186 new scholarships.