For High School Seniors and Current College Students The following AAFSW scholarships are available, with application deadlines in early April. Application forms are available early in the application year and will be announced in our Global Link newsletter, and on our website and Facebook page. AAFSW High School/Gap Year Merit Scholarship This $2,000 scholarship recognizes an outstanding high school senior or gap year student. Eligibility: High school seniors or gap year students entering college in the fall, whose families are part of the foreign affairs agency community. An immediate family member must be a current member of AAFSW at the time of application. Click here for AAFSW membership information. Requirements… Read MoreContinue Reading
Please Take Our Survey on Access to FS Information!
As announced last month, AAFSW recently received a grant from the Una Chapman Cox Foundation for a project that will help individuals and families within the Foreign Service community (including retired, divorced and widowed community members) access information related to FS life with greater ease. In developing this project, we thought it would be best to find out what our community needs. Therefore, we are conducting a survey to learn more about how you access Foreign Service information and resources online. https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/AAFSW We are collecting responses anonymously through Survey Monkey and will appreciate your open and honest feedback on how you currently access information about Foreign Service life. Once we… Read MoreContinue Reading
Vote for – Who?? AAFSW Board Candidates Needed!
We Really Mean It This Time! That’s what happens in the Foreign Service: several current AAFSW Board members and committee chairs have new assignments and are leaving soon for overseas posts. AAFSW is YOUR voice. But to remain effective, it needs leadership and direction. We are urgently seeking people in the DC area to serve as President (or Co-Presidents) and Treasurer, along with other positions. Foreign Service family members are fascinating, diverse, talented – and a lot of fun to work with. As a Board member, you’ll gain valuable skills and have unique experiences such as advocating for EFMs in meetings with high-level officials, participating in events in the Diplomatic… Read MoreContinue Reading
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