Helen Abbott Community Service Awards

  • Website Address
  • http://www.aaiusa.org
  • Contact
  • Yasmin Hussain
  • Address
  • 1600 K Street, NW
  • Suite 601
  • Email Address
  • Application Deadline
  • March 1, 2016
  • Number Of Awards
  • See Description
  • Maximum Amount
  • $1,000
  • Scholarship Description
  • The Helen Abbott Community Service Awards honor students and student organizations whose devotion to community service, selfless acts of care, and interest in improving the quality of life for others reflect the life of the Awards' namesake. The Helen Abbott Community Service Awards is given in two categories: (1) achievement by a college/university student and (2) achievement by a high school student. Each year the Foundation awards a maximum of two (2) $1,000 individual prizes and one $500 grant to a high school student. Organizational community service projects include, but are not limited to: community improvement and service projects such as park clean-ups, recycling programs, volunteering in shelters, tutoring programs, food/toy drives, and ethnic/cultural outreach.

    -Be currently enrolled as an undergraduate in a college or university program or enrolled in high school
    -Include a resume which indicates a strong interest and commitment to community service
    -Have a minimum 3.0 grade point average verified by either an official or unofficial transcript
    -Submit two letters of recommendation
    -Discuss in no more than 500 words how your field of study is a springboard for a life of community service
    -Be a U.S. citizen or permanent legal resident of Arab descent

    The AAI Foundation's Youth Leadership Awards honors Arab Americans 30 years old or younger for their public and community service. This year's application deadline is March 1st; successful candidates will be notified during the middle of March. For further details and how to apply, please visit the provider's website.

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