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Delaware Fund

The 2018-2019 Delaware Fund supports the crucial needs of students through the Student Crisis Fund and the Student Internship Fund. The Student Crisis Fund provides monetary support to students experiencing an unforeseen crisis, such as a sudden death or illness in the family; or personal safety, food, or housing insecurity. The Student Internship Fund assists students pursuing critical, yet unpaid, internship experiences with funding that offsets financial barriers such as lost wages, travel costs and living expenses. Contributions to the Delaware Fund help students stay focused on academic and life success, so that they may go on to positively impact local and global communities.

In 2017-2018, more than 5000 donors contributed $170,090 to the Delaware Fund. That total was divided evenly between the Blue Hen Success Grant and the General Scholarship Fund. Because of last year’s donor contributions, approximately 63 students could receive funding through the Blue Hen Success Grant and approximately 36 students could receive funding from the General Scholarship Fund this academic year.

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