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First-time Applicants


If you are a previous recipient of a Delmar Foundation Scholarship, please complete the Application for Previous Scholarship Recipients available at DelmarScholarships.org.

As a first-time applicant, you should:

1. Review the eligibility requirements to ensure that you qualify.

2. Register at DelmarScholarships.org. (You, not your parent or guardian, must register.) This will enable you to download an application and recommendation form, ensure that we know who is applying for a scholarship, and enable us to communicate with you when necessary. If you registered previously, you may log-in with your existing User ID and password.

3. Ask two people to complete recommendations for you. One recommendation must be from a teacher or guidance counselor, and the other from
a member of the community (e.g., a family friend, neighbor, mentor, minister/priest, or someone you worked with on a community activity).
  • Download the recommendation form (To be able to open and save information in the form, you will need to use the current version of Adobe Acrobat Reader.)
  • Fill in your name and e-mail address on the recommendation form. (We will use your e-mail address to notify you when we receive your recommendations.) The recommendation form is a fillable PDF, so you should fill in your name and e-mail address electronically.
  • Provide each of your recommenders a copy of the recommendation form with your name and e-mail address filled in. Please give your recommenders the electronic version of the form (fillable PDF), so they can complete the form electronically.
  • Ask your recommenders to submit their recommendations by May 3, 2021. Recommendations may be submitted via e-mail to recommendation@delmarscholarships.org, with your name in the subject line or mailed to the address below, postmarked no later than May 3, 2021.
  • Delmar Foundation Scholarships
    3000 Lillian Avenue
    Murrysville, PA 15668
4. Complete or obtain copies of documents and collect other information needed to apply, as follows:
  • Download and complete the Application for First-Time Applicants - The application is a fillable PDF form and you should complete it electronically. (To be able to open and save information in the form, you will need to use the current version of Adobe Acrobat Reader.) Handwritten applications will not be accepted.
    Note: You must complete this application yourself, without assistance from others (e.g., parents or guidance counselors). Any applicant who receives such assistance will be disqualified.
  • Obtain an official copy of your high school transcript.
  • If you are currently enrolled (full-time or part-time) in a college, university, junior college, technical college, or trade school, obtain a copy of your official transcript. (If your transcript does not include information for the current semester, you may submit an unofficial transcript with your application. If you receive a scholarship, we will require that you submit an official transcript with your tuition bill.)
  • Obtain a copy of your Student Aid Report (SAR), which will require you to complete a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). Please be sure to download the full SAR, which is several pages long.
    Note: It can take from three days to three weeks for a FAFSA to be processed. For more information on the FAFSA process, go to FAFSA.
  • Obtain a summary of your financial aid from the college, university, or other school you plan to attend or are currently attending. (If you are already enrolled in college or another school, and are transferring to a different school, the FAS should be from the school to which you are transferring.) This Financial Aid Summary (FAS) must include a summary of:
    - Your cost of attendance for the upcoming school year
    - Your financial aid for the upcoming school year
  • If you plan to live off-campus, obtain:
    - A copy of your lease or other proof of off-campus housing costs. If you will not be responsible for the full amount of the rent,   indicate what proportion of the total will be your responsibility
    - An estimate of your portion of utilities (e.g., electricity, gas, and water) if they are not included in your rent
    - An estimate of your food costs, including a campus meal plan, if you purchased one. (Your school's Financial Aid Office may    be able to provide this information.)
  • Copy your current driver's license, voter registration card, or other government issued identification that shows your current address and can be used as proof of residency in the Franklin Regional School District.
5. Submit all of the documents listed above together and no later than 5:30 PM (EDT) on May 3, 2021. Documents submitted individually will not be accepted. You may submit your application package by:
  • Uploading it here or
  • Faxing it to 866-321-9986 or
  • Mailing it, postmarked no later than May 3, 2021 to:
  • Delmar Foundation Scholarships
    3000 Lillian Avenue
    Murrysville, PA 15668
6. When we receive your complete application package, we will email a "Supplemental Financial Information" form to your parent(s)/guardian(s). Your parent or guardian should complete the form and e-mail it to ApplicantInfo@delmarscholarships.org no later than May 10, 2021.


If you have questions about the Delmar Foundation Scholarship program, eligibility requirements, the application form, or other application documents, please visit our FAQ page at DelmarScholarships.org.If you still have questions, please e-mail us or call 866-321-7717.

The submission deadline for applications (including all supporting documents) is May 3, 2021.

Handwritten applications will not be accepted.

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