United Bank Supports DCSAA Student-Athletes with Five $5,000 Scholarship Awards

United Bank Supports DCSAA Student-Athletes with Five $5,000 Scholarship Awards

03/07/2023 | Community

Washington, DC – The DC State Athletic Association, which is steadfast in its commitment to excellence in academics as well as athletics, is proud to announce that United Bank, the Community Bank of the Nation’s Capital, will present $5,000 scholarships to five outstanding D.C. student-athletes.

The scholarships will recognize high school seniors who have distinguished themselves in the classroom, on the athletic field and in the community within the District of Columbia.

With the support of United Bank, DCSAA will recognize these five outstanding student-athletes for the efforts they have made and the leadership they have shown.

“There are so many incredible student-athletes in D.C. and the United Bank Student-Athlete Scholarship Program is a terrific way to both recognize some of their achievements and help them take the next step in their academic journey,” DCSAA Executive Director Kenny Owens said. “The DCSAA is extremely appreciative of United Bank and its continued support of this program. We hope this motivates more student-athletes to make a positive impact within their own lives and the communities they serve moving forward.”

“Our commitment to making an impact in the communities where we live and work is a central part of United Bank’s mission,” United Bankshares, Inc. CEO Rick Adams said. “United Bank is a strong advocate for education, and we are proud to support these talented students on their path to achieving their goals.”

To apply online for the 2023 United Bank Student-Athlete Scholarship, graduating seniors can visit https://www.tfaforms.com/4958665.  Applications must be submitted no later than 11:59 pm ET on April 30, 2023, to qualify for the scholarship.

  • In order to be eligible for the scholarship, applicants need to meet the following criteria: A 3.0 minimum grade-point average.
  • Earned a letter in a varsity sport for at least two years.
  • Acceptance to an accredited college/university or trade school with enrollment on a full-time basis beginning no later than January 2024.

To learn more about the District of Columbia State Athletic Association, please visit www.dcsaasports.org
CONTACT: Josh Barr, josh.barr@dc.gov


About the District of Columbia State Athletic Association

The District of Columbia State Academic Association has served District of Columbia public schools, public charter schools, and independent private and parochial schools since 2012. Studies regularly show that students who participate in extracurricular activities generally are better prepared to succeed beyond high school and under DCSAA guidance, student-athlete participation has risen 44 percent. DCSAA empowers its members.


About United Bank

United Bank is a premier community bank headquartered in Greater Washington, D.C. A subsidiary of United Bankshares, Inc. (NASDAQ: UBSI), United has consolidated assets of approximately $29.5 billion with nearly 250 offices located throughout Virginia, West Virginia, Maryland, North Carolina, South Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania and Georgia, as well as Washington, D.C., where it is the largest community bank headquartered in the D.C. Metropolitan region. The Bank is committed to growing the relationships it has built since 1839 and offering a competitive suite of banking and lending products, treasury management, wealth management, mortgage services, personal and business credit cards and more. United is also committed to providing excellence in service to the communities throughout its footprint, strategically aligning resources to move the needle on pressing challenges in vital impact areas including financial literacy, children and education, affordable housing, health and economic vitality.  Learn more about United Bank.

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