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Thursday, March 6, 2014

FSYF Community Service Awards

Foreign Service Youth Foundation
Community Service Awards 2014

Accepting Applications
Deadline:  April 15, 2014

 The Foreign Service Youth Foundation is now accepting applications for the Foreign Service Youth Foundation (FSYF) Community Service Awards.  

The Community Service Awards honor Foreign Service youth and teens who have demonstrated outstanding volunteer efforts at home or abroad either in community service or in service to their peers while facing the challenges of growing up in an internationally mobile lifestyle. 

Nominate your child, your friend, or yourself by April 15, 2014.  
Two winners will each receive $2,000

Both winners will also be honored at the Youth Awards Ceremony in June 2014.

Funding for the awards is made possible by Clements Worldwide Insurance

Clements Worldwide

Nominees will be evaluated based on outstanding volunteer effort in community service or in service to their peers.  This award will be administered by the Foreign Service Youth Foundation.

Winners will have satisfied at least one of the following requirements in an outstanding way: 
  • served the needs of a particular group or increased awareness about their needs; 
  • encouraged relations with the host country; 
  • kept alive an American tradition; 
  • met an emergency need.

all U.S. Foreign Service youth are eligible to participate 
(except those whose parents are judges of the Community Service Awards or members of the FSYF Board of Directors)  

The term U.S. Foreign Service youth applies to dependent minors of U.S. citizen employees currently on assignment or eligible for assignment overseas under Chief of Mission authority.

For information, guidelines, and nomination form, go to the FSYF website at www.fsyf.org.

Entry is free to FSYF members.  To join FSYF, visit FSYF website www.fsyf.org
If you are not a member of FSYF (and do not wish to join at this time) you can still enter the FSYF contests for an entry fee of $20 per person.  

If you have questions concerning FSYF membership or the Community Service Awards please email FSYF@fsyf.org or call (703) 731-2960.

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