Congratulations to Violet Vo (Grade 12 - Class of 2020 - Future Alumna of American International School Vietnam) for winning the 2019-2020 Margaret Sanders Scholarship for her leadership, strength of character, numerous efforts to improve school and local communities, and other admirable achievements.
• President of the Ambassadors Club
• Member of the National Honor Society
• Part of the admin team for AISVN Model United Nations and TedXYouth@AISVN
• Team leader for the Global Leadership Project
• Part of the initiatives: "Shelves of Hope" (provide books for orphans) and “The Elephant in the Room” (raise awareness for mental health and wellbeing issues for young people)
Criteria for Nominees
The scholarship will be awarded to the student who demonstrate character strengths such as persistence and motivation, resourcefulness, as well as acceptance of other cultures and points of view. Nominated students should also display a genuine interest in, and sustained commitment to the welfare of others, as reflected through participation in school activities, and community/civic involvement. Factors considered in the selection process include academic achievement, financial need, and higher education and vocational aspirations that will impact future improvements within local and global communities. Leadership and service contributions that directly address community and societal needs and solutions will be considered in the selection process.
The 2020-21 Margaret Sanders Scholarship application window is now closed
Application instructions and forms for the Margaret Sanders Scholarship are now housed on the website of the Association for the Advancement of International Education. AAIE completes the initial review and then forwards the completed applications to each regional office where one applicant per region is selected.
All application materials must be submitted no later than November 30, 2021.Please visit https://www.aaie.org/about-us/student-scholarships/margaret-sanders-scholarship to learn more about the scholarship and the application process.