Irish Culture Club of Delaware College Scholarship


Eligibility

The Irish Culture Club of Delaware has elected to award one-time scholarships to incoming freshmen. Any high school senior who is the son, daughter or grandchild of an active member of the Irish Culture Club of Delaware may apply. For membership verification, please include with your application the name and address of the ICCD member and your relationship to them. The primary criteria for awarding these scholarships will be the student’s contributions to cultural activities within his/her community and scholastic effort on the high school level. Additional consideration will be given to financial need. To be considered for these awards, a candidate is required to submit to the ICCD an original essay which details the following:

  1. Cultural activities in which the candidate participated
  2. Details of activities and contributions to the overall program
  3. High school activities in which the student has participated
  4. Please include scholastic honors, school supported clubs and outside activities


Important Note on Criteria

The essay, along with a letter of recommendation from a teacher, guidance counselor, or school administrator should be no longer than three pages (single or double spaced). Be sure to include your name, address, telephone number and email address. Your application should be mailed and postmarked no later than May 31st, 2022. You should mail all of the required elements to:

Irish Culture Club of Delaware Scholarship Committee

3434 Old Capitol Trail P.O. Box 5327

Wilmington, DE 19808

Scholarship awards will be dispensed to the appropriate colleges following notification that the candidates have been formally accepted and registered. It is the candidate’s responsibility to provide this certification to the ICCD. For the 2022-2023 scholarship year, the ICCD will award minimum of two scholarships, each with a cash value of $1,000.00 Any questions, please call Nora Smith 302-893-6498 or 302-319-2254 and leave a message and phone number or email: noratsmith8@yahoo.com or 302irish@gmail.com. We will get back to you.


Thank you,

The Irish Culture Club of Delaware Scholarship Committee

Nora Smith, Brian Raughley, James Mallon