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2021 Scholarships

Details:

Fourteen (14) Academic Scholarships at a minimum of $1,000 each
One (1) Academic/Community Service Scholarship at $2,000

Criteria:

  • Applicant must be an employee of, or dependent of an employee of a business or agency operating in the Washington Dulles Airport community. (This is defined as inside the fence that surrounds airport property.)
  • Applicant is a graduating high school senior (Class of 2021).
  • Applicant must enroll in an accredited community college, trade school, college or university. The applicant may be full-time or part-time.
  • Applicant demonstrates 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.
  • Applicant must submit a completed application form, student essay, recommendation letter from a teacher, and a copy of high school transcript.
  • No financial disclosure required and scholarship is not based on need.
  • The scholarship may be used for tuition and other related expenses, i.e., books.
  • 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. Finalists may be required to participate in an interview process before final selections are made.

Due Date:

Applications are due no later than April 9, 2021 and may be emailed to Carol Welti at carol@washingtonairports.com. 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.

2021 CFDCO Scholarship Application.pdf

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