The United States of America is an education hub of the world. It offers the most profound scholarship opportunities to millions of international students from all corners of the world to pursue various programmes and attend submits each year. One of such fully funded opportunities for students is the Bezos Scholar submit, which falls under our fully funded conference category. The Bezos Scholars program will provide 12 high school juniors and 12 educators across the world who are change driven to represent their respective schools in an intensive leadership training. Applications for the 2016/2017 is currently open and interested high school students and educators are expected to download and complete the application forms and submit latest by 16th February 2016. The total cost associated with attending the program will be taken care of by the organizers.
Your school must be a public high school that offers leadership training. And as an applicant, you must have taken at least a one or two college courses or ACT/SAT/PSAT exams with good scores, and you should be ready to comply with all the dates specified.
Here’s the Application process:
The first thing you need to do is to sign up and save your login details. The procedure is divided into three parts:
Background information; You will provide personal and academic details such as your name, age, test scores, transcripts, extracurricular activities and any other relevant information that tells more about who you are. At the bottom of this form is a portion for your parent or guardian to sign.
Letters of recommendation: The committee expects to receive two recommendations letters from people you have interacted with, who know better about you. Ideally, your teachers, mentors or community leaders should be in a position to provide such endorsements. Ensure that this is done within the stipulated deadline.
Principal endorsement: This is a section for your school principal to endorse your application. Please ensure that this is done on time.
All 2016 applicants should take key note of the following dates:
February 16, 2016; Final deadlines for submission of applications to the Bezos Family Foundation.
March 25, 2016; Finalist will be notified and receive the schedule for telephone interview.
March 28, to April 1, 2016: Finalist are interviewed via telephone.
April 13, to April 15, 2016: Qualified students are notified and given the chance to accept or decline
April 18 to May 2, 2016; Shortlisted educators will undergo telephone interviews, and those who qualified will have the chance to accept or decline their offer.
May 10, 2016: Final list of the chosen 24 scholars and educators is published.
June 25 to July 1: Scholars and educators attend the Aspen Ideas Festival 2016 at Aspen. Colorado.
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