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DeAndre Lorenzo White Memorial Scholarship Application Requirements

The applicant must meet the following criteria to be eligible for a scholarship:

Graduating High School Senior
GPA of 2.5 or higher
Active involvement in a local church, community service and/or civic organization(s)
Plan to enter an accredited two or four year college or university as a full-time freshman in Fall 2019.

The following required documents must be attached to the completed scholarship application:

Official transcript (signed by school official, with school seal)
Copy of SAT or ACT scores
Copy of school acceptance letter and cost of attendance
Recommendation letter from Pastor or civic organization leader confirming involvement
Photograph (nonreturnable)
Essay 250 words (Typed, Double-Spaced, Times New Roman, 12 pt font) on the following:  Tell us about the kind of legacy you want to leave behind.

Application deadline:
The completed application packet must be postmarked by May 15, 2019.


Submit the completed application packet:

On- line:




Download application here:
Scholarship Application  |  Activity Form

Via mail to:
The New Macedonia Baptist Church
Attn: The DLW Memorial Scholarship Committee
4115 Alabama Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20019

The DLW Scholarship Board reserves the right to verify any information contained in the application packet, as necessary. Misrepresentation of any information or the submission of inaccurate or incomplete information will result in disqualification of consideration for a scholarship or forfeiture of any reward received. Incomplete packets will not be returned. All information submitted is considered confidential. All materials, including photo, become the property of The DLW Memorial Scholarship Board and are nonreturnable.                     

For additional questions, call 202-583-5555.


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