2025 Scholarship Application (Application will be linked in the Fall of 2024)

The First State Manufactured Housing Association (FSMHA) has announced two recipients of the Manufactured Housing Scholarship Award for 2024 - 2025. Each scholarship is in the amount of $2,500, and totals $10,000.

We extend our Congratulations to each of the following students.


Samantha Buckley of Millsboro, DE, a 2024 graduate of Sussex Central High School where she maintained a 4.0 GPA all four years. Samantha has a passion for music and plans to study Music Education at Moravian University in Bethlehem, PA in the fall. She was part of the high school marching band, concert band and choir. Her instrument is the Alto Saxophone which she has been playing for over seven years. Samantha hopes to one day be a band or choir director in one of the local middle schools or high schools where she lives. She wants to share her passion for music with the next generation and hopefully be an inspiration to our youth as her music teachers have been for her.


Ellis Jack from Lewes, Delaware, will be attending the University of Delaware’s Nursing Program beginning the fall 2024. He is a 2024 graduate of Cape Henlopen High School and while in high school participated on the unified flag football team and swim team. Ellis also participated in an internship at Bayhealth working in the outpatient oncology department. He is currently working at a local bike shop, picking up extra hours prepping food for a food truck business, and will be lifeguarding in Rehoboth beach for the upcoming summer season.


Emma Moyer from Pot-Nets Lakeside in Long Neck, DE, a 2024 graduate from Sussex Central High School will be attending Delaware Technical Community College, Owens Campus in the fall, majoring in Early Childhood Education. After completing 2 years and receiving her associate degree, Emma’s plans are becoming a Para-Professional in a Special Education classroom.


McKenna Vest from Clayton, DE, a 2024 graduate from Delaware Military Academy. She will be attending Texas A&M University majoring in Agricultural Economics in the fall. McKenna is the valedictorian of her class and was a member of the Seahawks Varsity Volleyball team, the National Honor Society, and a Regimental Officer of the NJROTC. McKenna is an active member of the Just Country kids 4-H club and shows dairy cattle, goats and lambs at the Delaware State Fair.

Congratulations to our scholarship recipients!
We are proud of you and know you will achieve great things!

First State Manufactured Housing Association has provided $94,000.00 for 65 scholarship recipients since 1999.