The Foreign Service Journal - January/February 2014 - page 60

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JANUARY-FEBRUARY 2014
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THE FOREIGN SERVICE JOURNAL
AFSA NEWS
in undergraduate college
need-based financial aid
scholarships in the 2013-
2014 school year to 68
children of Foreign Service
employees. Included under
this program are the Diplo-
matic and Consular Offi-
cers, Retired/Bacon House
Foundation Financial Aid
Scholarships, which AFSA
administers.
AFSA also awards scholar-
ships through two other
Members Association of the
Foreign Service. In addition
to the organizations listed
above, AFSA funds its schol-
arship program from the
following sources: individual
donors who have established
annual and perpetual schol-
arships; through an annual
withdraw from the AFSA
Scholarship Fund Endow-
ment; ad hoc and annual
appeal donations, and work
place contributions.
The AFSA Scholarship
Fund also sponsors the AFSA
Merit Awards Program. The
list of winners, all high school
seniors, is published in the
July-August issue of
The
Foreign Service Journal
. AFSA
provided $41,500 in aca-
demic and art merit awards
to 26 students in May 2013.
These one-time only awards
recognize the academic and
artistic accomplishments of
The AFSA Scholarship Program Presents the 2013-2014
AFSA members’ children.
AFSA has provided aid
to 94 students totaling
$239,500 this school year.
The program are run under
the oversight of the AFSA
Scholarship Committee,
comprised of volunteers from
the Department of State,
the U.S. Agency for Interna-
tional Development, Foreign
Agricultural Service and the
Foreign Commercial Service.
2014-2015
Scholarships and Awards
It’s not too late to apply
for a 2014-2015 AFSA Finan-
cial Aid Scholarship or a 2014
Merit Award. Applications
are being accepted until Feb.
6 for academic and/or art
merit awards and March 6
for financial aid scholarships.
Merit awards range from
$1,000-$2,500; need-based
financial aid scholarships
range from $3,000-$5,000.
If you have any questions
or would like information on
how to establish a scholar-
ship in your name or that of
a loved one, please contact
Lori Dec, AFSA scholarship
director at (202) 944-5504
or
The 2013-2014 Financial
Aid Scholarship recipients
are listed alphabetically and
includes the names of the
recipient’s parents, AFSA
scholarship(s) the student
received and the college he
or she is attending.
BY LORI DEC, AFSA SCHOLARSHIP DIRECTOR
Devante Agu
Son of Edward and Wanda Agu.
Recipient of the Heywood G.
Hill Memorial/DACOR Bacon
House Foundation Financial
Aid Scholarship. He is currently
attending West Virginia University.
Najee Agu
Son of Edward and Wanda Agu.
Recipient of the Gertrude Stewart
Memorial Financial Aid Scholarship.
He is currently attending the
University of Tennessee.
Sarajin Ali
Daughter of Karl and Nahid Fritz.
Recipient of the Wilbur J. Carr
Memorial Financial Aid Scholarship,
the Brockman M. Moore Memorial
Financial Aid Scholarship and the
Gertrude Stewart Memorial Financial
Aid Scholarship. She is currently
attending Virginia Tech.
Kristina Allen
Daughter of Clarissa and Clay Allen.
Recipient of the Associates of the
American Foreign Service Worldwide
Financial Aid Scholarship. She is
currently attending Utah State
University.
Anandan Amirthanayagam
Son of Indran and Ruth
Amirthanayagam. Recipient of the
Wilbur J. Carr Memorial Financial Aid
Scholarship, the Walter K. Schwinn
Memorial Financial Aid Scholarship
and the Sheldon Whitehouse
Memorial Financial Aid Scholarship.
He is currently attending Brown
University.
Barbara Armstrong
Daughter of Alina and John
Armstrong. Recipient of the George
and Mattie Newman Memorial
Financial Aid Scholarship, the Ernest
V. Siracusa Memorial Financial Aid
Scholarship and the John M. and
Anna B. Steeves Memorial Financial
Aid Scholarship. She is currently
attending King's College London,
United Kingdom.
Katherine Arriola
Daughter of Jacinta and Roinel
Arriola. Recipient of the Harry A.
Havens Memorial Financial Aid
Scholarship, the Julius C. Holmes
Financial Aid Scholarship and the
Brockman M. Moore Memorial
Financial Aid Scholarship. She
is currently attending the State
University of New York.
Jacob Bills
Son of Rebecca and Thomas Bills.
Recipient of the Virginia Thurgood
Bingham Memorial/DACOR
Bacon House Foundation Financial
Aid Scholarship. He is currently
attending Brigham Young University.
Alexandra Bliss
Daughter of Kristin and Mark Bliss.
Recipient of Arthur B. Emmons
Memorial Financial Aid Scholarship
and Marcia M. Moore Memorial
Financial Aid Scholarship. She is
currently attending Florida State
College.
Natalie Bluhm
Daughter of Christina and Nathan
Bluhm. Recipient of the Rose Marie
Asch Financial Aid Scholarship and
the George and Mattie Newman
Financial Aid Scholarship. She is
currently attending the University of
Colorado.
Niccolo Bluhm
Son of Christina and Nathan Bluhm.
Recipient of the C. Montagu and
Frances M. Pigott Memorial Financial
Aid Scholarship, the Lowell C.
Pinkerton Memorial Financial Aid
Scholarship and the George Shultz
“I firmly believe that your generosity will
only continue to open doors for me and
the other students who benefit from
AFSA’s aid.”
Patrick McGuire, Stanford University
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