Purpose: To financially assist students who might not otherwise be able to attend the Society Annual meeting in August each year. Established March 5, 2002.
Description: A grant of $500 from the Michigan Chapter.
Eligibility criteria: The recipient of this award must be someone who is currently enrolled in a degree program at a Michigan college or university.
Documentation required: An application letter from the student nominee that includes: student’s name, address, telephone number, educational institution, department, degree level, reasons for wishing to attend the meeting, and reasons why financial assistance is needed.
Selection criteria: The committee will evaluate the nominee or nominees based on the following criteria (numerical values may be assigned): (1) AFS involvement (reasons for attending the meeting) and (2) Financial need.
Frequency of Award: The Student Concerns Committee will select one attendee each year.
Notification: Selections will be forwarded to the Chapter president and the secretary-treasurer for notification. The secretary-treasurer will provide award directly to the selected recipients.