1. In 400-500 words only, tell us about yourself and why you are applying for this
scholarship. Be clear about how this scholarship will help you achieve your personal and
2. Describe any special personal or family circumstances affecting your need for financial
3. One of the purposes of this scholarship is to promote cultural exchange and diversity.
Keeping this purpose in mind, respond to the following: Everyone belongs to many
different communities defined by (among other things) shared geography, religion,
ethnicity, income, cuisine, interest, race, ideology or intellectual heritage. Choose one of
the communities to which you belong, and describe that community and your place