Delaware Department of Education release deadlines for students interested in applying for state college scholarships and programs.

Delaware Department of Education release deadlines for students interested in applying for state college scholarships and programs.

Applicants may complete the common merit application online beginning Dec. 9 on that state's secure student account access site at dheo.doe.k12.de.us/dhec_student/login.aspx.

Deadlines, scholarship names and those eligible to apply:

Feb. 6: B. Bradford Barnes Memorial Scholarship (high school seniors).

March 6: Charles L. Hebner Memorial Scholarship (high school seniors); Herman M. Holloway, Sr. Memorial Scholarship (high school seniors).

March 20: Diamond State Scholarship (high school seniors); Ada Leigh Soles Memorial Professional Librarian & Archivist Incentive Program (high school seniors, undergraduates and graduates); Christa McAuliffe Teacher Incentive Program (high school seniors and undergraduates); Delaware Teacher Corps (high school seniors, undergraduates and graduate students); Delaware Nursing Incentive Program (high school seniors and undergraduates); Optometry Incentive Program (graduate students); Speech/Language Pathologist Incentive Program (graduate students).

April 15: Scholarship Incentive Program (high school seniors, undergraduates and graduate students).

For more information: doe.k12.de.us/dheo.