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Merit Scholarship for U. Delaware Dean's List Student?

Question: My son is completing his freshman year at Univ. of Delaware and has achieved Dean's list both semesters. He did not receive any merit scholarship from Udel last year. I have two questions: What do you think is the best way to approach Udel to ask for merit money based on his freshman year performance? Where is the best place to look for scholarships for students already in college?

Unfortunately, most colleges use merit scholarships to lure top recruits to campus rather than to reward those who are already successful there, as your son has been. You can certainly call the Office of Financial aid and plead your case, but don't get your hopes up..

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