The Foreign Service Journal - October 2014 - page 63

THE FOREIGN SERVICE JOURNAL
|
OCTOBER 2014
63
AFSA NEWS
AFSAAwards Nearly
$200,000 in Financial Aid
Scholarships
AFSA has granted $199,300
in financial aid scholarships
for the 2014-2015 academic
year.
Avery Smith (third from
left, above), a sophomore
at Oberlin College, and his
sister, Amelia, a sophomore
at Massachusetts Institute
of Technology, are two of
the 54 recipients of the this
year’s AFSA Financial Aid
Scholarships.
The need-based schol-
arships are awarded to
children of AFSA members
for undergraduate study at a
college or university.
Fall semester checks
totaling $100,650 were sent
on Aug. 1 to the students’
schools, with individual
awards ranging from $3,000
to $5,000.
AFSA’s $5.4 million
endowment funds 59 per-
petual scholarships (some
students received more than
one); in addition, there are
seven AFSA annual and trust
scholarships donated by
individuals and organization
such as AAFSW and DACOR.
Applications for the
2015-16 scholarship will be
available Nov. 15, at www.
afsa.org/scholar, and more
information on the scholar-
ship program can be found
at the same site.
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From left: Ian Houston, AFSA executive director; Ambassador Lange
Schermerhorn, chair of the Scholarship Committee; Avery Smith; and
Lori Dec, scholarship director.
AFSA/ÁSGEIRSIGFÚSSON
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