Community Outreach Committee Accepting Scholarship Applications

Dec 15, 2021  -  News & Updates

The Committee for Dulles Community Outreach, the charitable arm of the Committee for Dulles, wishes to present a minimum of ten (10) college/trade school scholarships in 2022 to graduating high school seniors.

Eight (8) Academic Scholarships at a minimum of $2,000 each and two (2) Academic/Community Service Scholarships at $2,500 each will be awarded to graduating high school students who: 

  • are an employee or volunteer of, or are the dependent of an employee or volunteer of a a business or agency operating in the Washington Dulles Airport Community (defined as inside the fence that surrounds the entire airport property).
  • are a graduating high school senior (Class of 2022)
  • will be enrolling in an accredited community college, trade school, college, or university.  Applicants may be full-time or part-time students.
  • demonstrate leadership and commitment to the community through involvement in extracurricular and/or volunteer activities.  The Academic/Community Service scholarship awardee will demonstrate considerable community service.
  • will use the scholarship for tuition, and other related expenses, i.e., books

Applicants must submit a completed application form, student essay, recommendation letter from a teacher, and a copy of high school transcript.

No financial disclosure is required; scholarship is not based on need.

The scholarship must commence within 12 months of the scholarship award or scholarship award will be forfeited.


Selection of the scholarship recipient will be made by a committee of the sponsoring organization.  Please note that the Scholarship Committee reserves the right not to award the scholarship if it does not receive suitable applications.

Due Date:  

Applications are due no later than Friday, April 1, 2022 and may be emailed to Carol Welti at [email protected].  Complete applications will include a) the application form, b) the three requested essays, c) copy of student transcript, and d) teacher recommendation.  Note: due to the high number of scholarship applications received each year, incomplete applications will not be considered. Please contact Carol Welti at 703-909-8108 if you have any questions.