Committed to DC’s Future

As part of our commitment to the community and to the legacy of Thaddeus Stevens, Akridge is proud to offer a $10,000 college scholarship to students from the District of Columbia. The scholarship is open to all DC students who meet the following criteria:

  • Student must provide proof of residency in the District of Columbia.
  • Applicants must be pursuing an undergraduate degree on a full-time basis.
  • Applicants must provide proof of college acceptance and/or enrollment.
  • Scholarship can be renewed after a successful reapplication up to two times, or until undergraduate degree has been achieved, whichever occurs fi rst.
  • Student must have and maintain a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5 on a 4.0 scale at the time of application.
  • Preference will be given to students from ANC2A with special education needs.

Scholarship Application Guidelines
  • Applications are accepted online only.
  • Each applicant must supply two letters of recommendation, a current academic transcript, and a copy of the Student Aid Report (SAR) from the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).
  • Each applicant must submit a typed essay of no more than 500 words describing the history of the Thaddeus Stevens School and how this legacy impacts them as a District resident.
  • Applications that fail to meet the requirements or are incomplete will not be reviewed.
  • Scholarship applicants may be asked to provide additional information.
  • An e-mail will be sent to all students who submit a complete application, letting them know if they have been selected for an award.

Application Form

To apply for the Thaddeus Stevens School Scholarship, please email your application form, offi cial transcript, document verifying proof of college acceptance and/or enrollment, copy of the Student Aid Report (SAR) from the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), letters of recommendation, and essay to by Sunday, May 1.

1701 Rhode Island Avenue, NW

1701 Rhode Island is an artfully designed, 104,000-square-foot office building located in the Central Business District. Akridge and Alcion Ventures, L.P., transformed the former YMCA National Capital building into this boutique office building. Located at the corner of Rhode Island Avenue, NW and Seventeenth Street, NW, 1701 Rhode Island features four sides of floor-to-ceiling glass and a striking copper façade. 1701 Rhode Island is LEED Platinum Core and Shell certified and has earned multiple awards, including NAIOP's Award of Excellence, Best Real Estate Transaction - Sale or ReCapitalization over $25 million; Award of Excellence, Best Washington, DC Urban Office up to 150,000 Square Feet; and Best of the Best - Transaction.

Ideally situated at the confluence of the Central Business District and DC's popular Fourteenth Street and Dupont Circle neighborhoods, 1701 Rhode Island offers Clients easy access to dozens of restaurants and retailers and is within blocks of Metro's Red, Orange, Blue, and Silver lines. The property features a full host of building amenities, including: a naturally lit fitness facility; a penthouse conference facility and lounge; a landscaped, rooftop terrace; and roofdecks on the penthouse and seventh floor.

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SQ FOOTAGE: 104,000
USES: Office
PARKING:Secure Garage
AKRIDGE SERVICES: Development, Leasing, Acquisitions, Construction Management, Finance and Asset Management
Akridge Leasing McKay Elliott 202.207.3932
Akridge Leasing Wil Pace 202.624.8649
Project Accountant Phan Tran 202.207.3896
SERVICE REQUEST 202.638.3000 Access our web-based system


1701 Rhode Island is 100% leased