The deadline to apply for this year’s Middletown Historical Society’s college scholarship has been extended to April 15.

Applicants must be residents of the Appoquinimink School District — though application is open to those who live in the district but attend school in another district — and has graduated or will graduate by the end of the 2017 school year.

One first-place winner will receive a $1,000 scholarship, and one second-place winner will receive a $500 scholarship.

Application materials are available from school counselors in the Appoquinimink School District, from the Appoquinimink Community Library, Suite 101, 651 N. Broad St., Middletown; and at the Middletown Historical Society, 216 N. Broad St., from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Fridays and the first and third Saturdays of the month. Essays should be given to the student's school counselor for review, who will send along with applications to

For information, call 378-7466 or visit