NSBE DC Professionals Annual Scholarship Benefit & Awards Gala

Join NSBE DC at our Annual Scholarship Benefit & Awards Gala. This year, the gala will be hosted at the historic National Press Club. We are “Celebrating Our Successes” with great food, drinks, and music. Enjoy an engaging word from our guest speaker and be inspired by our 2018 awardees for their exceptional work in the community. Your attendance will help cultivate young minds in STEM as a portion of the proceeds will go towards our Future Innovators Scholarship fund.


    • Table seats ten (10) attendees.
    • Table seats ten (10) attendees.

Admission Includes:

  • Cocktail hour w/ hors d’oeuvres
  • One (1) drink ticket
  • One (1) seated dinner
  • Live Entertainment
  • Special Guest Speaker
  • DJ Marvalous (from #TheBAFC, #OperaDC, and #OzioDC)
  • Fun/Roaming Photo/Videography

Dress Code

  •  Black Tie Optional


Become a Sponsor

Sponsorship Opportunities are Available!!! Please contact Shamika Sheana at specialevents@nsbedc.org or Chin Maduka at finance@nsbedc.org


On this momentous night, NSBE DC Professionals will be giving awards for the following categories below:

NSBE DC Professionals DMV Community Award

This award is presented to those who, through their outstanding involvement and dedication, have made a significant contribution of leadership or service which has improved or enriched the lives of others and the welfare of the DMV Community, and whose accomplishments reflect admirably on or bring honor to the professions of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM).

NSBE DC Professionals Award in Social Innovation / Entrepreneurship

Awarded to an entrepreneur or exemplary contributor in a field/industry related to science, technology, and/or engineering. This individual should be a company founder, CEO, President, or major stake holder (i.e. division chief, VP, etc…) An individual who has made distinguished contributions to the engineering profession via innovation, patent development, research, etc. The nominee may have created/introduced new innovations to engineering/technology. The individual must have published articles in the field of technology or have other forms of documentation that demonstrate and prove the significant impact his/her innovation has had on expansion of industry.

NSBE DC Professionals Corporate Partner Award

This award is presented to a corporation that has provided support to the chapter and is highly distinguished for their contributions to society through their chosen business and philanthropic work. This corporation has programs with an educational institution dedicated to improving minority access to quality education and employment. They consistently demonstrate initiatives focused on increasing interest in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math.

NSBE DC Professionals Community Partner Award

This award is presented to a community organization that has provided outstanding partnership to the chapter in support of furthering the NSBE mission. This organization demonstrates exceptional leadership and service in the DMV community through their philanthropic work dedicated to improving the lives of others.

…Do you know an individual, business, or organization that is making significant contributions in industry and the community! In the spirit of “Celebrating Our Successes” now’s your time to recognize those who are deserving of a NSBE DC Professional Award at the 2018 Scholarship & Awards Gala!

Click Here to Fill Out the Nomination Form

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