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Rebecca Burnette Dufour Scholarship

We're honoring women leaders in education

The Rebecca Burnette DuFour Scholarship celebrates and honors women educators who demonstrate exceptional leadership in their school community.

2019 DuFour Scholarship Winners

2020 Scholarship Winners

Press Release

  • Ashley Friend, teacher, Mason Crest Elementary (Annandale, VA) - [email protected]
  • Susan Weiderhold, assistant principal, Stafford County Public Schools (Stafford, VA) - [email protected]
  • Melissa Butler, principal, Heritage Middle School (Ringgold, GA) - [email protected]
  • Tawnia St. Amant, principal, Franklin Regional Middle School (Murrysville, PA) - [email protected]
  • Cristin Rold, Principal, AHSTW Intermediate School (Avoca, IA) - [email protected]
  • Maren Powers, Language Arts Department Head, Washington Fields Intermediate School (Washington, UT) - [email protected]
  • LaQuanta Hernandez, District Elementary Math Coordinator, Mission CISD (Mission, TX) - [email protected]
  • Jessica Slack, School Psychologist\Special Education Coordinator, School District of La Farge (La Farge, WI) - [email protected]
  • Amy Kopcznsk, iInstructional Coach, Health Sciences Academy at Monroe Middle, (Monroe, NC) - [email protected]
  • Lacy M. Rivera, Professional Learning Coach, Los Lunas High School (Los Lunas, NM) - [email protected]


In your application, we want to see your commitment to educational leadership:

  1. Share your interest in attending the Women in Education: Leading Perspectives Institute.
  2. Describe what you hope to gain from your event experience.
  3. Outline what you plan to accomplish within your organization as a result of attending the conference.

Applicants must currently be pursuing a post-graduate or master’s degree in education or have completed a post-graduate program.

The application deadline ended February 14, 2020

Employees and committee members of Solution Tree and/or The DuFour Foundation are not eligible to apply.

Please direct any inquiries regarding the award or nomination process to [email protected].