To be eligible for this award, you must:
Children of the AFSA Scholarship Committee are ineligible for AFSA awards or scholarships.
To apply, you will need to visit the Community Force account login page by clicking here. If you do not already have an account with Community Force, you can create one there.
March 15, 2020
An independent selection committee will evaluate the applications and select the recipients considering:
Decisions of the selection committees are final and are not subject to appeal. No application feedback will be given.
No. This scholarship is not automatically renewable. You may reapply as long as you continue to meet the eligibility criteria. The scholarship will be awarded for no more than 8 semesters per applicant.
You should list your first choice on the application.
Before your application is submitted you may logon and make the change under the Academics section. If your application has been submitted please email firstname.lastname@example.org to make the change.
The required supporting documents must be uploaded to your online application by the application deadline. If you do not follow the upload instructions exactly, your application may not be considered. Documents that meet the criteria required for the scholarship application, and are uploaded by the deadline, will be processed and considered on time.
Note: Your email address will only be used to communicate with you about your scholarship application AFSA. We will not provide your email address to any third parties.
You must enroll as a full-time undergraduate student in the fall of the year in which the scholarships are awarded, continue the entire academic year without interruption unless approved by scholarship sponsor, deliver your scholarship check(s) to the proper office at your institution with its attached instructions, and notify AFSA should your check not arrive within 30 days of the issue date.
AFSA will grant deferrals on a case by case basis.
Checks will be issued in early August to the institution the student has chosen to attend. Please be on the lookout for any email communication from AFSA during that time frame which may require a response confirming information previously provided such as student ID number, institution mailing address, etc.
Tax laws vary by country. In the United States, scholarship funds used exclusively for the payment of tuition or textbooks are normally not taxable. The scholarship recipient is responsible for taxes, if any, that may be assessed against his or her scholarship award. We recommend consulting your tax advisor for more guidance. You may also click here to consult IRS Publication 970 for further information.
Contact Awards and Scholarships Manager Theo Horn at email@example.com or by phone at 202-719-9705.