Delaware’s SEED Scholarship: A Well-Established but Lesser-Known Promise Program

Posted by Research For Action on February 10, 2020 at 7:28 AM

The Student Excellence Equals Degree (SEED) Scholarship is a state grant created via legislation in 2005 and launched in 2006. SEED was introduced by Senator Harris B. McDowell and Representative Nancy Wagner, inspired by the Taylor Opportunity Program in Louisiana. The legislation was supported by a bipartisan group of 27 lawmakers, and was later championed and signed into law by Governor Ruth Ann Minner, a graduate of Delaware Technical Community College (Delaware Tech).

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