Delaware Department of
Human Resources

She’s on Her Way Award
2019 Nomination Application

She's On Her Way

An Award For Young Women Making A Difference In Delaware
Ceremony on March 1, 11:30am at Buena Vista Estate

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Thank you for your interest in nominating a promising Delaware young woman to be considered for the She’s On Her Way Award. The Delaware Commission for Women is currently accepting nominations for 2019. Nominations received by 11:59pm on January 15, 2019 Eastern Standard Time will be considered for the 2019 awards cycle.

A public ceremony to celebrate awardees will take place on March 1, 2019 at the Buena Vista Estate in New Castle, Delaware.

If you have any questions about the nomination process, please email the Office of Women's Advancement & Advocacy or call (302) 577-8970.


The She’s On Her Way Award, organized by the Delaware Commission for Women, recognizes the achievements and celebrates the contributions of talented young women leaders making a difference in Delaware.


  • All nominees must be young women between 18 and 30 years of age by the date of the 2019 award ceremony (March 1, 2019).

  • Nominees must be native-born Delawareans or have resided in the state for at least five years.

  • Nominees must show that they have made a positive impact upon the lives of Delawareans and have exhibited characteristics of good character, promise and hope.

  • Nominees must have information and or examples that illustrate the nominee's positive reputation and/or leadership among her peers, and or her community.

  • Non-paid positions and activities, such as volunteer and community leadership, may also be considered for selection.

Instructions & Information:

  • Nominations may be made by anyone, however self-nominations or anonymous nominations will not be accepted.

  • Accommodations are available for people with disabilities in completing this form. If you need assistance, please email the Office of Women's Advancement & Advocacy or call (302) 577-8970.

  • The information about the nominee must be accurate. Inaccurate or unverifiable information can invalidate the nomination and disqualify the nominee.

  • The Delaware Commission for Women She’s On Her Way Committee reviews, rates and deliberates each nomination and selects the awardees. Voting of the selection committee will be confidential.

  • All nominators will be notified in writing of the results of the selection process.

  • A public awards ceremony will take place on March 1, 2019 at the Buena Vista estate in New Castle, Delaware. Tea and refreshments will be served.

  • Each awardee must attend the She’s on Her Way Awards ceremony. In the case of an emergency or other hardship which precludes the awardee or representative from attendance, the She’s on Her Way Committee will make the appropriate decision regarding how the person will be awarded.

  • Please note that the nominating application must be completed and submitted in one sitting. The form does not allow the user to save an incomplete/un-submitted application.