AAFSW is Introducing “Twice Exceptional”, a New Merit Scholarship Granted to AAFSW Member-Students with Special Needs:
AAFSW is pleased to announce its latest initiative: the “AAFSW Twice Exceptional Merit Scholarship.” This AAFSW Merit scholarship is designed to reward Academic Excellence for high school and/or college students that have shown resilience and have academically overcome adversity due to special needs. This new AAFSW Merit Scholarship is meant for high school and/or college students who already have an Individualized Education Program (IEP) o equivalent program. In 2018, AAFSW plans to grant two such “Twice Exceptional” Merit Scholarships to students whose families are current AAFSW members. Each “Twice Exceptional” Merit Scholarship carries the monetary award of $2,500.
Dr. Joanna Athanasopoulos Owen, AAFSW President
AAFSW 2018 Merit Scholarships
The AAFSW Merit Scholarship for College Students
Current college freshmen, sophomores or juniors continuing college in Fall 2018 are eligible for this scholarship. The application is here. Two scholarships are available for $2,500 each.
The AAFSW “Twice Exceptional” Merit Scholarship for High School, Gap Year, and College Students (Freshmen and Sophomores) with an IEP
Current high school seniors, gap year, college freshmen, and college sophomores with a current IEP or equivalent program are eligible for this scholarship.
The application is here. Two scholarships are available for $2,500 each.
The AAFSW Judy Felt Memorial Volunteerism Scholarship
This scholarship is open to college students who apply for the AAFSW Merit Scholarship, and also to high school/gap year students. One scholarship is available for $1,500. College students who submit an application for the AAFSW Merit Scholarship are automatically considered for the Judy Felt Scholarship.
High school students applying for the Judy Felt Memorial Volunteerism Scholarship should fill out this application describing their volunteer activities.
The AAFSW Best Essay Scholarship
One scholarship is available for $1,000. All applicants are considered for the Best Essay Scholarship.
All applicants must be a family member of a current AAFSW member. Applications and supporting materials are due by April 15, 2018.
If you have any questions, contact firstname.lastname@example.org or 703-820- 5420.
Sherry Barndollar Rock
AAFSW Scholarship Chair