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Governor's Workforce Development Grant

The Governor's Workforce Development Grant is a Grant sponsored by Delaware Higher Education Commission.

Award Information:

Amount of Grant: Average: $1000, Maximum: $1500
Application Deadline: prior to add/drop
Requirements: Applicant must be an employed Delaware resident over 18 years old. Selection is based upon need. Award may be used at Delaware schools only.
Eligibility: College freshman, College sophomore, College junior, College senior

Sponsorship provided by:

Delaware Higher Education Commission
820 North French Street
Wilmington, DE 19801
Email Address:
Phone Number: 302 577 3240 / 800 292 7935
Fax Number: 302 577 6765

You can find out more by contacting:

Maureen Laffey
Associate Director

It will help if you spend time looking into any material provided for the grant. The best shot of obtaining money is a result of initially researching the prerequisites and knowing if you fulfill them. Before you even begin, seek to understand the potential motivations of the Delaware Higher Education Commission and what they hope to achieve with the Governor's Workforce Development Grant. If you are qualified, figure out if you have any likelihood of being awarded the grant. Upon determining that you have the possibility of going on to be a recipient of the Governor's Workforce Development Grant, then it is useful to fill out an application.

An important part of applying for the grant is filling out the application correctly. Some forms are long and boring, but it is absolutely critical that your work was done properly and without omission. Pay careful attention so that you won't get passed over because of some minor point.

After filing, you should note when the Governor's Workforce Development Grant chooses a winner and distributes any funds so that you can know if you can rely on the grant to assist with the expenses associated with school and what assistance it will provide, as there may be restrictions on how you can use the Governor's Workforce Development Grant. It can be difficult to find ways to handle all of your financial needs, and making use of the Governor's Workforce Development Grant to defray some of the costs can be a huge help. If you don't end up getting the Governor's Workforce Development Grant, continue looking, there are other grants and your persistence may be rewarded.

Last Updated: 12/18/2015


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