8:08 a.m., Feb. 4, 2011----The University of Delaware Office of Alumni Relations has announced that applications are being accepted for the Milton L. Draper Award, which provides one or two $2,000 scholarships each year to a sophomore or junior who exhibit outstanding performance in fostering student-alumni interactions.
The recipient must exemplify characteristics of leadership, dedication and enthusiasm for the University. Applicants must have a minimum 3.0 grade point average as full-time students.
The deadline for applications is Feb. 14.
Milton L. "Chic" Draper graduated from the University of Delaware in 1922 with a bachelor of science degree in mechanical engineering.
The Draper Scholarship honors his lifelong commitment to the University as a former University of Delaware Alumni Association president, honorary life member of the University of Delaware Alumni Association Board of Directors and devoted Sigma Nu fraternity member.