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:  

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.

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