New York, NY (PRWEB) February 21, 2013
The American Foundation of Savoy Orders, Incorporated has announced that applications are currently being accepted for the Savoy Foundation’s Savoy Orders Pigott Scholarships for the 2013-2014 academic year. The scholarships are named in honor of Cindy and Mark Pigott, who established the scholarship endowment fund in 2010.
The deadline for applications is May 15, 2013.
The Savoy Orders Pigott Scholarship awards seek to encourage and support North American college students’ education in the humanities and arts, with a preference for studies in Italy; and, in international studies for grantees expected to participate in the Savoy Foundation’s role as a Non-Governmental Organization in Roster Consultative Status with the Economic and Social Council of the United Nations.
The scholarship program is administered by the Board of Directors of the American Foundation of Savoy Orders and its Scholarship Selection Committee. Awards are granted without regard to race, color, creed, religion, gender, disability or national origin.
The Savoy Orders Pigott Scholarships Fund will award three scholarships for the 2013-14 academic year in the amount of $2,500 each in two areas of discipline: Humanities & Fine Arts and International Studies. For the Instruction Sheet and Application Form for the Savoy Orders Pigott Scholarships, please use the following link for scholarship guidelines and applications: http://www.savoia.org/images/pigott_scholarship.pdf
Three $2,500 scholarships, based on achievement and potential, will be awarded for the 2013-2014 academic year. Undergraduates and graduate students in North America who are enrolled full-time at an accredited college or university, who have a major in the Humanities & Fine Arts or International Studies, and have proven financial need and a minimum academic grade point average of 3.00 or its equivalent will be eligible for consideration for the scholarship. The scholarships are available for North American graduate and undergraduate students. Please see the scholarship guidelines for additional information.
All interested, qualified students are encouraged to apply for the scholarship and can access information and forms by using this link: http://www.savoia.org/images/pigott_scholarship.pdf
Undergraduate or graduate applicants must be enrolled full time at an accredited college or university and have a major in the Humanities & Fine Arts or International Studies. The scholarships are available for North American graduate and undergraduate students. Please see the scholarship guidelines for additional information.
The American Foundation of Savoy Orders, Incorporated will notify selected 2013-2014 Savoy Orders Pigott Scholarship recipients by July 30, 2013.
All of the following must be completed and received on or before May 15, 2013, in order to be considered for the Savoy Orders Pigott Scholarship. Incomplete applications will not be considered.
Application Form: Please submit a completed and signed application form.
Transcript of Grades: Please provide the most recent official transcript of your grades. If a grant is awarded, we will need an updated transcript for the Spring Semester of 2013.
Letters of Recommendation: Please submit two (2) letters of recommendation from professors who know you and are familiar with your academic performance.
Enrollment Certification: Please send us your current Enrollment Certification from your college or university. If a grant is awarded, we will need an updated Enrollment Certification that corresponds to the academic year for which funding is granted.
Essay: Please attach to the application a brief essay (between 250-500 words) on how the scholarship will help you develop your academic and career goals.
All supporting materials, including letters of recommendation must be received by May 15.
Return the application and all required information prior to May 15 to:
American Foundation of Savoy Orders, Incorporated
380 Lexington Avenue, Suite 4400
New York, NY 10168
Telephone: (212) 972-1100, ext. 245
Fax: (212) 983-5271
Please direct all questions regarding the application process or candidate eligibility at amsavoy(at)aol(dot)com or by calling 212.922.1100, ext. 245.
Your submitted application and supporting materials become the property of the Foundation. These materials will not be returned to you. If you wish, make copies before submitting.
Incomplete applications and/or applications and recommendation letters received after the deadline will not be considered.
About the The American Foundation of Savoy Orders, Incorporated
The American Foundation of Savoy Orders, Incorporated, a New York not-for-profit 501(c)(3) charitable organization founded in 1993, is a Non Governmental Organization NGO in roster consultative status with the Economic and Social Council of the United Nations. It has established four endowment funds: charitable causes, educational programs, operating expenses, and the Savoy Orders Pigott Scholarships.