Apply for Vatra’s Scholarship/
Vatra’s Educational Foundation is currently accepting scholarship applications for the 2016-2017 academic year. Vatra has been providing financial support in the form of scholarships to hundreds of Albanian American students for over fifty years. This year, Vatra will be awarding several scholarships in the amount of $900-$1,000 to deserving students.
CRITERIA TO APPLY:
1. The applicant must be enrolled as a full-time student at a college/university during the 2016-2017 academic year.
2. The applicant must be of Albanian descent. Priority will be given to members of Vatra and their children/grandchildren.
Enclose documents in one envelope in this order:
Scholarship Application Form.
An official (sealed) transcript from your school (copies will not be accepted).
Two letters of recommendation by individuals who have known you for at least one year. One of the recommendations must be written by either a professor, high school teacher, or guidance counselor. The letters must be sealed and signed.
A résumé (no more than one page long) with a section on extracurricular activities. (8 ½ x 11).
A personal statement on the topic of what you hope to accomplish in your field of study, not to exceed one page (8 ½ x 11, single-spaced).
Late applications will not be considered.
DEADLINE AND SUBMISSION
All required documents must be received in one package by Friday, June 10, 2016. Recipients of awards will be notified by Thursday, June 30, 2016. Forward all documentation in one envelope to:
Vatra’s Educational Foundation
Mithat Gashi, Chair
2437 Southern Blvd.
Bronx, New York 10458