The annual Margaret Sanders International Scholarship is open to graduating high school students from AISA full member schools. The scholarship provides financial support for the graduate to attend college or university (must be a 501 (c)(3), U.S. chartered, degree-granting institution) and may cover a broad range of educational expenses such as tuition, room and board, books, computers and the like.
Award maximum: To be determined by the Margaret Sanders Foundation each year (normally around US$5,000)
Full Member AISA schools are invited to submit one student for consideration of the scholarship opportunity.
AAIE will forward all applications received from the region to the AISA Board who will choose one student to represent the AISA region. This applicant will then compete with candidates in other regions for this prestigious international award.
Applications are due with AAIE on 30 November.
Winners will be notified on 15 December with awards presented at the annual AAIE Conference in February.
The scholarships will be awarded to the students who demonstrate character strengths such as persistence and motivation, resourcefulness, and appreciation of other cultures and points of view.
The nominated students should also display a genuine interest in, and sustained commitment to the welfare of others, as reflected through participation in school activities, and community/civic involvement.
Factors considered in the selection process include:
Nominating students must:
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