Left to right: Gale White, Eileen Beveridge, Kathy Phillips-Page, Gabrielle McCormick, Riley Klopp, Nancy Burdette, Phoebe Cottingham. 

July 19, 2021

The Sussex County Republican Women’s Club, Delaware, held their June meeting on June 23, 2021 at Mulligans Pointe in Georgetown DE.

Our featured guest speaker, the Honorable Jane Brady, Chair of the Delaware GOP, discussed Delaware’s legislative process as well as continuing opportunities to promote conservative values.


The recipients of the Lillian Martin Memorial Scholarship were announced and awarded.  Our $2,500 award winner is Riley Noel Klopp.  Riley is a graduate of Cape Henlopen High School and will be attending Franklin & Marshall College to pursue a career in Law.  Our $1,500 award winner is Gabrielle (Gabi) Delaney McCormick who is a graduate of Sussex Academy and will be attending the University of South Carolina as an English major. Please join us in congratulating these outstanding young women for their achievements, academic excellence, and exemplary values.

Courtesy of the Cape Gazette

Sussex County Republican Women’s Club, Inc.
Lillian Martin Scholarship Committee

5 Fairway Drive

Rehoboth Beach, DE 19971

Lillian Martin Memorial Scholarship Application

This scholarship was created to honor Lillian Martin, who established the Sussex County Republican Women’s Club (SCRWC) in 1952. The mission of the SCRWC is to assist in the election of Republican candidates, act as an advocate for Republican Party principles, and empower women to participate in the political process. Our club is pleased to offer financial assistance of up to $1,000 each to at least two female students in Sussex County, Delaware. Applicants must meet the SCRWC Scholarship Committee requirements and plan to attend an undergraduate or professional school.  Recipients will be selected based on review of all information provided by this application, a possible committee interview, and approval of the SCRWC Board. Any missing or incomplete information will automatically disqualify an applicant. The scholarship monies will be paid directly to the school the applicant plans to attend.



  Applicant must be a female who can provide proof of residency in Sussex County Delaware.

    Proof of status as student enrolled in accredited undergraduate or professional program.

  Completed application form with all required attachments

  Copy of high school or post-secondary transcript with certified GPA of at least 2.5

   Completed application must be postmarked by April 30th and mailed to the address at the top of the application or emailed to  by end of the day, April 30th


The application and supporting information becomes the property of the Sussex County Republican Women’s Club, Inc. The scholarship recipient is required to attend the May SCRWC meeting at which time the scholarship will be officially awarded. A letter providing club information and meeting time/location will be sent to the recipient.

If there are any changes to my educational plan, I will notify the SCRWC Scholarship Chair of those changes as soon as possible. I agree that I will abide by the conditions of acceptance for the granted award and will participate in an interview process if requested. Applicant’s signature verifies that the information contained herein is true and accurate to the best of their ability. The recipient agrees to permit the SCRWC to use their name and photo for advertising and newspaper articles and on Social Media.

Download Application

Scholarship Application (Word)