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Who is eligible to apply for FAWCO Foundation Education Awards?
Children of FAWCO Club Members and FAUSA are eligible to apply for Academic & Dual Cultural Awards. If you are the child of a member of an expatriate organization, you may be eligible. See the FAWCO website (www.fawco.org) to confirm your parent’s club supports FAWCO.
How do I apply?
-Paid US$25 Non-Refundable Application Fee (www.fawcofoundation.org, Click ‘Donate’)
-Completed Correct Application Form (Either Academic & Dual Cultural Award Application or Member Award Application), including:
-Test Scores for any standardized university-preparatory tests [Not required for Dual Cultural Award or Member Award applicants]
-Two-Year Transcript, incl. Fall 2013, including grading explanation and equivalents [Not required for Member Awards, unless award is for continuing study]
-Two Letters of Recommendation signed and emailed DIRECTLY from the teacher/professional to
The application process is explained in the 2014 FF Education Awards Application Instructions.
Can I submit my letters of recommendation along with my application?
I am already studying at university. Am I eligible to apply?
The 2014 Awards are for study in the 201-2015 school year and may include summer 2014 study beginning after the Spring 2014 term. You must have at least one year (two semesters) remaining in your studies to be eligible for an award.
I have concerns about paying the application fee online. Is this a secure way to pay? Can I just send a check?
The easiest way to pay your US$25 application fee is using the PayPal link on the FAWCO Foundation website, It is perfectly secure. There is no risk to your personal information or finances.
- Go to www.fawcofoundation.org
Do my test scores and transcripts have to be ‘Official Copies’ sent to the Awards Administrator by the testing agency or the institution?
No. You can include an electronic copy of the official results that the testing agency or institution sent to you.
How can I submit my application via email if I don't have a scanner
Please note that most home computers also make scans. Take your completed package to a copy services company such as FedEx, Kinkos, Copy Top or similar place. They usually provide this type of service.