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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.