The 2015-2016 Scholarship is open to city residents who are graduating high school seniors that have been accepted into an accredited college or university. The 2015-2016 Scholarship is open to city residents who are graduating high school seniors that have been accepted into an accredited college or university.

Congratulations and Best Wishes

The Office of the Mayor Academic Scholarship Program strives to assist young adults who live in the City of Wilmington in the pursuit of higher education and their professional goals. The City is committed to ensuring that our youth have every opportunity to become responsible citizens who shape their own lives, making a real difference in our communities and the world.

"As you embark on your next chapter in life, reflect upon the valuable lessons you have learned along the way. Examine those lessons carefully and take heed of the wisdom each experience offers. You have taken the first step in determining your future success. Use tonight's accomplishment as motivation to carefully pen your success plan within the pages of your book of life."

The Honorable Dennis P. Williams
Mayor
Monday, July 6, 2015

2015 Scholarship Award Recipients

The following students were awarded $28,750 in scholarships during a ceremony held at Theatre N. Visit this link to view a photo gallery of the award recipents.

$500 Awards

Nia A Hall
Gionni D. Jackson
Jeri M. Strickland

$750 Awards

Evander M. Blue
Meggon V. Laylor
Danielle L. Myrie
Precious A. Williams

$1,000 Awards

Annabelle L. Burke
Thomas W. Krienen
Austin L. Wilson

$1,500 Awards

Morgyn E. Bennett
Sierra M. Carter
Demetrius M. Davis
Eriana J. Goodridge-Dorsett
Robert W. Shepherd

$1,750 Awards

Brian K. Dennis
Al'lisia D. Medley
Juan M. Ruiz
De'Shjuan G. Triplett

$2,250 Awards

Eeliyah N. Beckham
Antoine T.E. Fulton
Darielle T. Lewis-Sanders