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Dr. Teresa D. Drummond Scholarship Application

Application is now closed 


The National Coalition of 100 Black Women, Inc., Delaware Chapter (NC100BW-DE), advocates on behalf of Black women and girls through national and local actions and strategic alliances that promote leadership development and gender equity in the areas of health, education, and economic empowerment.

The NC100BW-DE Scholarship Fund honors
Dr. Teresa D. Drummond, a scholar devoted to national
public service.  Dr. Drummond served as the first
Vice-President for the local Delaware Chapter.  To date, NC100BW-DE has awarded more than $275,000 in scholarships.


Scholarships are offered in three categories: 


  • High school senior that has been accepted into a technical trade, associate or undergraduate degree program.


  • A matriculating student enrolled in a technical trade, associate, or undergraduate degree program. 


  • Non-traditional adult students who have experienced a gap in education and are accepted, enrolled, or attending an accredited institution for a technical trade, associate or undergraduate degree program (for example, a GED recipient; a person in the workforce returning to school; or someone who is not a recent high school graduate).

  • Applicant must be a resident of Delaware.


**Our scholarship is open to both male and female candidates. Members or family members of a member(s) of the Delaware Chapter of the National Coalition of 100 Black Women, Inc. are not eligible to apply. **


Scholarship applicants must submit the following documents:


1. A completed scholarship application form.  

2. Scholarships are awarded based on financial need and/or academic merit. Applicant must check the box that describes the category for which you are applying:


  • Academic Merit

  • Financial Need and Academic Merit


3. A minimum of one reference who can speak to your academic and/or leadership abilities.


4. An essay, from one of the topics provided, that meets the following guidelines:

  • Two (2) page maximum, typed, double-spaced 

  • Original writing of at least 750 words 

  • Organizational structure, development of topic and clarity, with correct grammar

  • If applicable, citations should be included to identify all references

Essay Topics

Please select one of the essay topics below

  1. Think about an experience in your life when you felt an inequity in the area of education, health, or economic empowerment. How did you handle it? What, if anything, would you have changed in your approach to dealing with the situation?

  2. Discuss an issue of concern affecting Black women and/or girls that you would advocate for and why.  What would be your call to action?

  3. Describe an activity that you have participated in that exhibits your leadership potential. How do you envision utilizing the same leadership skill(s) to positively impact your community?

NOTE:  Applicants who have applied for this scholarship previously, must select a new essay topic.  No preference will be given to prior winners.

*Please direct questions to Please be certain to list “NC100BW-DE Scholarship” in
the subject line of your e-mail. 


Please submit all required documents
listed via our webpage by
April 5th 11.59PM


Scholarship Application

To register, please take the time to fill out the information below.

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