DKG Frances N. Wimer Recruitment Grant Application Is Open

The Delta Kappa Gamma (DKG) Society invites education students who meet the qualifications below to apply for the DKG Frances N. Wimer Recruitment Grant. The grant consists of $1,000 paid directly to a rising junior, senior, or postgraduate at an accredited college/university who is a resident of the greater Richmond area and plans to pursue a teaching career.


The applicant must be:

  • a rising junior, senior, or graduate level at a college/university in Virginia
  • majoring in a teacher preparation curriculum
  • carrying a full-time credit load as determined by the university/college
  • maintaining at least a 3.0 grade average
  • a resident of the greater Richmond area: City of Richmond, counties of Henrico, Powhatan, Goochland, Chesterfield, Charles City, New Kent, and Hanover.
Application Process

The applicant should complete the application below, requesting that a faculty member complete the faculty nomination portion. Applications must be completed and returned to the Scholarship Committee of Delta Kappa Gamma, Beta Chapter, along with a letter/statement of commitment, and an official college transcript by April 14, 2023

If the committee cannot easily select one applicant, finalists may be interviewed, probably virtually. Once the winner is selected, all applicants will be informed of the results by May 2023.

Please read through the application packet below for further instructions and information. Questions? Please contact DKG chapter chair, Anne Rowe at or (804) 323-3408.

Application Packet