The annual Margaret Sanders International Scholarship is open to graduating high school students from full-member AISA 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 (generally around US$5,000)
Full Member AISA schools are invited to submit one student for consideration for the scholarship opportunity.
AAIE will forward all applications received from the region to the AISA Board which will choose one student to represent the AISA region. This applicant will then compete with candidates in other regions for this prestigious international award.
The 2023-24 Margaret Sanders Student Scholarship Award applications are now open. The deadline for submitting applications is December 1, 2023.
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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