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The Awards Application Package (application form, essays, and lists of awards and activities) must be sent as an email attachment to the Awards Program Administrator by January 25, 2013. Signed hard copies of these documents as well as school transcripts, letters of recommendation, application fee and photo must also be sent by priority mail and postmarked no later than January 25, 2013.
MUST THE RECOMMENDATION LETTERS BE SENT WITH THE APPLICATION PACKAGE OR CAN THEY BE SENT DIRECTLY TO THE AWARDS ADMINISTRATOR?
Letters must be submitted in sealed envelopes addressed to the FAWCO Foundation Awards Program Administrator, with the signature of the author on the back flap. Sealed letters may be mailed separately by the author directly to the FAWCO Foundation Awards Program
No. Each applicant must complete and submit the 2013 FAWCO Foundation Education Awards application form and all required documents
by email and priority mail by Jan. 25, 2013
The 2013 Application Form must be completed. If you applied for the same 2012 FAWCO Foundation Award only one new letter of recommendation is required, although you may want to consider sending two new letters. You must resubmit the essays and study plan; the list of awards and extracurricular activities should be updated. School transcripts for the last year must also be sent. If you applied for an award prior to 2011, you must complete ALL the requirements once again.
No. Each candidate is considered separately and each should submit complete Award application packages including recommendations.
Award recipients will be announced at the annual FAWCO Conference in Bern, Switzerland which will take place March 6-9,2013. All
HOW IS THE SELECTION MADE? WHY MUST THE APPLICATION BE SUBMITTED IN JANUARY IF THE SELECTION IS MADE IN MARCH?
The receipt of applications will be acknowledged by email. The Foundation Awards Program Administrator will review applications
No - The 2013 Arts, Humanities, Science, and Members Awards are for study during the academic year 2013-2014, beginning after spring 2013 semester. Many of the applicants for the Arts, Humanities, Science, and Members awards are already enrolled and studying for their degrees in Universities. These students must have at least one year—two semesters—of studies still remaining before the completion of their degree.
Applicants for a non-degree based award need not submit grades. Applicants for the degree-based award need to submit university transcripts if they have already begun a degree program.
No-The Award Application Package must be typed and sent as an email attachment. Handwritten applications will not be accepted.
Financial need is only one of the criteria considered in determining the award recipient. However, it should be mentioned in the application in the section asking whether the applicant has applied for or will require other forms of financial aid.
The funding of each award will be made available once the recipient has completed a Letter of Agreement (provided by The Foundation) and returned it with a proof from the university, college, or institution or official enrollment and registration for classes in the program With prompt fulfillment of this requirement, most award recipients receive their funding towards the end of the summer following the award announcement. Dual Cultural Award recipients attending summer courses can receive funds in late spring.
May I apply for more than one award?
PLEASE READ ALL THE INSTRUCTIONS CAREFULLY AS MANY OF YOUR QUESTIONS ARE ANSWERED AS YOU REVIEW THE PAGES. The Awards guidelines and applications can be found here.