The DC Chapter of Fayetteville State University Alumni Scholarship

The District of Columbia Chapter of Fayetteville State University (FSU) awards an academic scholarship to students who reside in the Washington DC Metro area.


The scholarship is available to high school seniors and undergraduate students who plan to (or currently attend) FSU. The student must reside in the counties and/or cities in Washington, DC, Maryland (Prince George’s, Montgomery, and Charles counties), and Virginia (Arlington, Fairfax, Prince William counties and the cities of Alexandria and Fairfax). An exception for residential status must be approved by the scholarship committee. Documentation of attendance or enrollment at FSU is required.

About the Scholarship

  1. The scholarship must be used in the academic year after being awarded.
  2. An applicant may receive a scholarship for a maximum of four years and only applies to undergraduate students.
  3. The scholarship recipient must be enrolled as a full time student at FSU.
  4. The scholarship amount may vary each year.

Scholarship Requirements

Scholarships are awarded contingent on the following requirements:

An application, official high school transcript, and the FSU acceptance letter for an incoming freshman and transcript for an enrolled student.

Incoming freshman students and other FSU students must have a 2.5 or above, on a 4.0 academic system.

Incoming freshman students must submit your FSU school acceptance letter.

An essay that addresses the question in the application with a minimum of 250-500 words.

Include any extracurricular activities, achievements, and community responsibility in your application.


The application must be submitted between April 1 and May 31st of the current year and recipients will be notified within 30 days after that date.

The form must be completed online and submitted electronically. It can be accessed at Scholarship and then select “DC Alumni Online Scholarship Application.” The instructions for submitting the application are available at the website.

Selection of Recipient

Selection will be made based on the submitted application and academic relevance after a review by the scholarship committee. The application, essay, GPA, academic excellence and references are criteria considered for a competitive award. An application packet, without the requirements listed
in the scholarship requirements section, will be considered incomplete and the applicant will be deemed ineligible.

Contact Information

The scholarship committee may be contacted by email or regular mail:

  • Email:, Mr. Edgar Crook, Chairperson, scholarship committee.
  • Regular mail: Fayetteville State University, DC Alumni Chapter, PO Box 1341, Temple Hills, Maryland 20757

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