Retired Scholarship



DSEA Retired is a professional organization that advocates for public education and the rights and interests of members, provides valuable information to our retired public education employees, and fosters collegiality.

DSEA Retired Association is offering a scholarship opportunity to high school seniors in Delaware Public School Districts who plan on majoring in education. The scholarship award is $1,250.00.


Deadline March 25, 2024 - Application with all required paperwork must be postmarked by March 25th. 



· Completed Application

· A typed letter of interest (accompanying the application) describing the applicant’s need for the scholarship.

· Two letters of recommendation from school personnel.

· Official high school transcript

· Acceptance letter to college or completed application to college the scholarship will be used for (application will suffice until an acceptance letter is received).

· A typed essay of not less than 250 or more than 500 words stating why education is important and should be of value in today’s society and why they are choosing a career in education.


NOTE:   Applicants DO NOT need to have a family member who is a DSEA Member (active or retired) to qualify for the scholarship.


Mail to: 

DSEA Retired Scholarship

ATTN: Julie A. MacNeill 

136 E. Water Street, Dover, DE 19901


Application must be postmarked no later than Monday, March 25, 2024


Scholarship Application:

DOWNLOAD a PDF Application here.

DOWNLOAD a Word Doc Application here (will automatically download when clicked).