NAFA Community Service, Academic Excellence, and Leadership Award, or simply, NAFA Scholarship is an annual award presented to NAFA family and students.
Awarding the scholarship was designed to ensure impartiality, bring value to the scholarship, and inspire excellence in the college, trade school, or other program-bound members of the NAFA community.
Please find additional information related to this award under the sections below.
The process of awarding the scholarship was designed to ensure impartiality, bring value to the scholarship, and inspire excellence in the college, trade school, or other program-bound members of the NAFA community. The intent of the scholarship is to reward academic excellence and community involvement.
Open to all students for use towards education at a college, trade school or other programs.
Family and student members of NAFA are eligible.
Completed a minimum one year as a NAFA member.
Minimum 40 hours of community service with NAFA.
Past winners are not eligible.
Letter of Reference #1
Letter of Reference #2
Application items will be judged on the basis of the following criteria:
Future Plans and Interests
Scholarship application items must be submitted by the deadline.
An independent judge will review the applicants' essays.
The Scholarship Committee will evaluate the resume, 2 letters of recommendations, and the essay of the applicant(s).
The Scholarship Committee evaluating the application will maintain impartiality.
The independent judge brings impartiality, whereas the Scholarship Committee brings NAFA's community values.
All 4 items in the application package will be judged against the criteria with a simple point system.
Recipients will be based on summation of all the judges' evaluations and application items.
Application items are not required, but no points will be given for missing items.
This explains the questions about the selection process. The process is open to change from year to year, with discussion among the NAFA Scholarship Committee and the NAFA Executive Board, to allow for adjustments necessary to inspire future scholarship recipients.
Step 1 Official announcement of the Scholarship.
Step 2 Submission deadline for the Application Items.
Step 3 Coordinator reviews applicants' 40 volunteering hours within NAFA.
Step 4 An independent judge reviews the applicants' essays.
Step 5 The Scholarship Committee reviews the applicant's Application Items and NAFA volunteer hours.
Step 6 The Scholarship Committee informs the Executive Board of the Scholarship Recipient(s).
Step 7 Awarding of Scholarship(s) at NAFA Dashain Program or NAFA Nepali Sahitya Sanjh.
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