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AFSA AAFSW Merit Award

The AFSA AAFSW Merit Award is a Scholarship sponsored by American Foreign Service Association (AFSA).

Award Information:

Amount of Scholarship: Minimum: $100, Average: $1000, Maximum: $1500
Application Deadline: 6-Feb
Requirements: Applicant must be a dependent of a U.S. government Foreign Service employee (active or retired). Membership in the American Foreign Service Association (AFSA) or the Association of American Foreign Service Women (AAFSW) is required.
Eligibility: Other

Sponsorship provided by:

American Foreign Service Association (AFSA)
2101 E Street, NW
Washington, DC 20037
Phone Number: 202 338 4045
Fax Number: 202 338 6820

You can find out more by contacting:

Lori Dec
Scholarship Administrator

One may find it helpful to thoroughly research the background of the scholarship. A maximized likelihood of success will follow from initially researching the prerequisites and making sure you meet them. A good first step is to identify the potential motivations of the American Foreign Service Association (AFSA) and their goals for the AFSA/AAFSW Merit Award. If you are qualified, make sure there is any likelihood of being awarded the scholarship. After figuring out that you have a decent shot that you can be a recipient of the AFSA/AAFSW Merit Award, then it is worth it to use your time.

A vital aspect of working toward obtaining the scholarship is properly completing the forms. Some forms are lengthy and tiresome, but it is absolutely critical that your work was done correctly and completely. It would be awful to be denied because of carelessness.

After the required forms have been mailed, it's important to know when the AFSA/AAFSW Merit Award chooses a winner and distributes any funds so that you can know if you can rely on the scholarship to help meet your financial needs and how it will help you out, you might have to follow certain conditions in what can be paid with the AFSA/AAFSW Merit Award. You might find it challenging to find ways to handle all of your financial needs, and being awarded the AFSA/AAFSW Merit Award to help with your financial aid can make things much easier. If you are not fortunate to receive the AFSA/AAFSW Merit Award, keep at it, you might find new scholarships and you may find success elsewhere.

Last Updated: 12/18/2015


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