The Salisbury Area Chamber of Commerce Foundation Scholarship Fund

Scholarship Qualifications
The objective of the Foundation Scholarship Fund is to further each recipient’s education at a certified college, professional, technical, vocational, or business school that will enhance the recipient’s ability to impact the Delmarva business community positively.

The award is $1,000 yearly for up to four years of study or a one-time time award for trade scholarships.

Candidates to be considered will meet the following:

The applicant is a member of the Salisbury Area Chamber of Commerce, an employee of a member of the Salisbury Area Chamber of Commerce, or a relative of a Chamber member. The Chamber member must be a member in good standing for at least one year prior to the candidate applying for the scholarship.
The applicant is a Delmarva resident who plans to stay or return to Delmarva once their studies are complete.
The applicant may already be enrolled in the program at the time of application.
The applicant will consistently have demonstrated the following qualities in school, in the community, or on the job: The student should possess a good attitude, excellent attendance record, enthusiasm, reliability, punctuality, community involvement, a good work ethic, and a successful academic record.
Scholarship awards may be spent at either in-state or out-of-state institutions.
Awards will be paid directly to the institutions.
Scholarship recipients must request the award annually by providing evidence to the Chamber of maintaining a 2.0 GPA or equivalent and maintaining a commitment to remain in Delmarva.
Scholarship payments will end after the awarded amount is delivered or if the recipient discontinues the program at any time.

Scholarship Timeline
November 2023 – The application process opens

February 2024 – The application deadline is February 28, 2024

March 2024 – The selection committee selects winners

April 2024 – The scholarship awards are announced

The following must be included with your application:

Completed scholarship application
Two letters of recommendation: One from your school and one from a community member (non-family)
A brief essay of 400 words or less on why you should be considered for this scholarship and how you plan to give back to the Delmarva Community when you graduate. May include pictures of completed work if applicable.
Stephanie Willey 410-726-2041 or

Karri Todd 443-521-0978 or

Area of Interest
Financial Aid - General