The NUCA of DC College Scholarship is a $1,000 as a ONE-TIME scholarship. Applicants must apply each year in order to be considered for a new scholarship.

Any high school senior, existing full-time college or full-time graduate school student who is employed by or the child of someone employed by a NUCA of Metro DC Member company and who will be attending a two-year or four-year accredited college or university in Fall 2022. Applicant must be affiliated with a NUCA of Metro DC Member in good standing, with dues paid in full for the current year at the time of application. Applicant must be affiliated with the firm that is the actual NUCA of Metro DC member. Out of area or branch offices of NUCA of Metro DC members are not eligible.

Complete the ENTIRE application in accordance with the instructions. Applications may be submitted by USPS Mail or by email. All applications regardless of method of submission must be received by NUCA of Metro DC no later than August 15, 2022, at 11:59pm. If submitting original docs by USPS, we HIGHLY recommend submitting a copy of the application via email, as the USPS service can be unreliable. NUCA of Metro DC bears no responsibility for delays by the US Postal Service for late delivery.

Mailing address:
NUCA of Metropolitan Washington DC
455 Massachusetts Ave, NW
Suite 150-502
Washington DC 20001

Email Address:
ED@nucaofdc.org
(Please specify “2022 Scholarship Application” in Subject line)

  • Official High School Transcript and college transcript if existing college/graduate school student
  • Letter of Recommendation from a High School teacher or counselor, college Professor or Advisor
  • Letter of Recommendation from an unrelated individual in your community who has known you at least two years OR an employer, coach/mentor, or director of club in which you have participated
  • SAT and/or ACT score report
  • Essay

The transcript and letters of recommendation may be sent separately by the originators but MUST be received by the deadline.

When the COMPLETED application has been received by NUCA of Metro DC, each application will be assigned a number and email acknowledgement sent to the applicant. Completed applications are handled only by NUCA of Metro DC staff. The first page of the application is placed in a sealed envelope marked only with the application number. All applications are anonymous and reviewed by the NUCA of Metro DC Scholarship Committee.

Scholarship applications will be evaluated by the NUCA of Metro DC Scholarship Committee based on the general worthiness of the applicant. Consideration will be given to (1) scholastic standing, (2) SAT or ACT scores, (3) extracurricular activities, (4) career goals, (5) past employment and/or leadership experience, (6) essay, (7) letters of recommendation, (8) thoroughness of the completed application. Incomplete applications will NOT be considered.  This is a merit-based scholarship, not based on financial needs.

If you have any questions or need clarification of any details, contact NUCA of Metropolitan Washington DC Executive Director Kelli Baxter by telephone at 202 607 7658 or by email at ed@nucaofdc.org.

2022 Scholarship Application

The Applicant must complete this form. Sign this sheet and have a parent or guardian approve the application if you are under 18 years old. Answer all of the questions. If a question does not apply, please write “n/a” in the space provided. Please type or write legibly.

Name of Applicant(Required)
Address(Required)
MM slash DD slash YYYY
Parent #1 Full Name(Required)
Parent #2 Full Name(Required)
Who is the employee of the NUCA of Metro DC member firm?(Required)

General Information

Have you been accepted?

Academic Information

Max. file size: 300 MB.
Please list all academic awards, honors, prizes, or distinctions you have received:
Max. file size: 300 MB.

Extracurricular Information

Please list any awards, honors, prizes, or distinctions you have received in your extracurricular activities:

Essay

Max. file size: 300 MB.

Checklist:  Please make sure you have a complete application prior to submitting.

  • Official High School or college/university Transcript
  • Letter of Recommendation from a High School teacher or counselor OR College professor/advisor
  • Letter of Recommendation from an unrelated individual in your community who has known you at least two years OR an employer, coach, or director of club in which you have participated
  • SAT and/or ACT score report
  • Complete Essay
  • Submit by August 15, 2022
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