Basic Eligibility Requirements:

  • Must be between the ages of 16 – 25 years old
  • A dependent of a parent who was seriously, catastrophically, or fatally injured in a work-related accident
  • Enrolled as a full-time student at a university, technical school, or high school
  • Applicant must be a resident of Delaware or the parent was seriously injured or killed in a Delaware work-related accident
  • Must have already obtained a high school diploma at time of first disbursement
Scholarship Eligibility

Complete Application Package Checklist:

  • A completed Kids’ Chance of Delaware, Inc. scholarship application
  • Most current academic transcript available (unofficial transcripts are accepted)
  • Copy of Student Aid Report (SAR) you received from FAFSA (If you have not received this by our application deadline, please send to us when you have completed your FAFSA)
  • Documentation confirming a Delaware Workers’ Comp Claim (Claim Approval letter from Workers’ Compensation Insurance, Copy of workers’ compensation check, etc.)
  • Current rehab and/or medical reports from the injured parent (if claim not finalized)
  • Death certificate of deceased parent (if applicable)
  • A short biography from the applicant along with 1 – 3 paragraphs on their educational goals and how Kids’ Chance can help them achieve success
  • Two letters of recommendation from non-relatives (teachers, counselors, pastor, etc.)
  • A recent photograph of the applicant


Kids’ Chance of Delaware
PO Box 7388 Wilmington, DE 19803
If you have questions or need assistance completing your application,
Please contact: Vicki Goodman Scholarship Coordinator