Happy Holidays from Rep. Melanie Smith

December 23, 2013

Dear Neighbor,

This is such a special time of year for gathering with friends and family to celebrate the holidays. I hope you have a wonderful holiday and a happy new year.

In this newsletter, I just wanted to share with you information for applying for college scholarships. Please take a look at the information below. If you have any questions about scholarships, or any other issue, please let me know.



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December was the first day applicants can complete the Common Merit Application online. First-time users must establish an account and provide a valid email and mailing address before proceeding to the application.

Below are 2014 deadlines for various scholarships.


February 6:



March 6:



March 20:



April 15:



Deadlines vary for the Academic Common Market and for Educational Benefits for Children of Deceased Veterans & Others scholarships (high school seniors, undergraduates and graduate students).


For more information, contact the Delaware Department of Education’s higher education office at (302) 735-4120 or (800) 292-7935, or visit www.doe.k12.de.us/dheo.