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A. Katharine Richards Award
Application status: Closed

PNC Bank, N.A. Trustee of the PNC Bank Delaware (DE) Scholarships offers the A. Katharine Richards Award for high school seniors in Sussex County, DE planning to attend University of Delaware.

This program is administered by Scholarship America®, the nation’s largest designer and manager of scholarship, tuition assistance and other education support programs for corporations, foundations, associations, and individuals. Awards are granted without regard to race, color, creed, religion, sexual orientation, age, gender, disability, or national origin.

Applicants to the A. Katharine Richards Award must be:

  • Residents of Sussex County, DE.
  • High school seniors who plan to enroll in full-time undergraduate study at the University of Delaware for the entire upcoming academic year.
  • Be of good moral character.
  • Have a minimum GPA of 3.0 or better on a 4.0 scale (or the equivalent) the last two years of high school.

Awards

The authorized distribution for new and renewal awards is determined by PNC Bank, N.A. Trustee of the PNC Bank Delaware (DE) Scholarships.

Awards may be renewed for up to three additional years or until a bachelor’s degree is earned, whichever occurs first. Renewal is contingent upon satisfactory academic performance.

Awards are for undergraduate study at the University of Delaware only.

Selection of Recipients

Scholarship recipients are selected on the basis of academic performance, demonstrated leadership and participation in school and community activities, work experience, a statement of goals and aspirations, and any unusual personal or family circumstances.

Financial need will be considered. Recipients must demonstrate need based on the Expected Family Contribution (EFC) from the Student Aid Report (SAR).

Scholarship America will process the applications for eligibility, and PNC Bank, N.A. Trustee of the PNC Bank Delaware (DE) Scholarships selection committee will select the recipients and determine the award amounts. All applicants agree to accept the decision as final.

Notification

All applicants will be notified in late May.

Payment of Scholarships

Scholarship America processes scholarship payments on behalf of PNC Bank, N.A. Trustee of the PNC Bank Delaware (DE) Scholarships. Payments are made in early August.

As part of your application, you must upload the following:

  • A current, complete transcript of grades. Grade reports are not accepted. Transcripts must display student name, school name, grades and credit hours for each course and term in which each course was taken.
  • A copy of your Student Aid Report (SAR) from the FAFSA application for the upcoming academic year. The SAR must includie the Expected Family Contribution (EFC).
  • A letter of recommendation from your principal or faculty adviser.

Your application is not complete unless all required materials are submitted electronically.

PNC Bank, N.A. Trustee of the PNC Bank Delaware (DE) Scholarships has partnered with Scholarship America. Selecting the button below will redirect you to the Scholarship America Student Hub!