Saturday, April 2, 2016


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Eligibility and Application Procedures 

Children and grandchildren currently living with a Dunn Loring Woods resident are encouraged to apply for this scholarship. Applicant must be a high school senior planning to attend college full-time by fall/winter 2016. The scholarship’s value is $1000. 

All applications must be postmarked by April 29, 2016. 

All applicants must provide the following: 
  • Written recommendation/character reference from a teacher or counselor. Recommendation on school letterhead must be submitted with application package. 
  • Copies of entrance examination scores as applicable.  List of awards and/or community service activities on a separate page. Provide enough information so that the selection committee will know what you did, but do not exceed one page. 
  • All applicants will need to provide one stamped, self-addressed business-sized envelope which will be used to acknowledge receipt of your completed application. 
  • One wallet-sized picture of applicant. 
Incomplete applications will not be acknowledged. 

All applicants must submit a typed, double-spaced essay on this topic: “Describe how you would conduct an election campaign if you were running for public office.” 

Essay must not exceed two pages. 

The top five candidates may be invited for an interview. 

We hope to announce the winner’s name at the Annual Membership meeting on Tuesday, May 17, 2016. Winners’ names and pictures will be featured in the next Lantern.

Please mail all materials in one package, unfolded, in a #10 business size envelope, postmarked by April 29, 2016 to Dunn Loring Woods Civic Association, Attention Scholarship Committee, P.O. Box 238, Dunn Loring, VA 22027. 

The Dunn Loring Woods Scholarship Program is administered by the Dunn Loring Woods Civic Association.

DLWCA Scholarship Application 2016