The Elita Hawley Central California AFS Endowment Fund is a non-profit corporation, independent from AFS Intercultural Programs, that awards scholarships to students participating in AFS programs. Each year, the Hawley Endowment Fund awards approximately $30,000 in scholarships to students pursuing an AFS study abroad program.
The Hawley Endowment Fund offers up to two (2) full scholarships in the range of $10,000 to $15,000. The Fund, also offers smaller scholarships:
- Year programs: $1,000 to $3,000
- Semester programs: $1,000 to $2,000
- Summer and Global Prep programs: $500 to $1,000
The Hawley Endowment Fund will accept applications from prospective AFS students who live in or attend high school in California.
* Please see the Elita Hawley Application for more information on prioritized regions in California.
How to Apply:
November 15 - if you are applying for a study abroad program departing between January and March.
May 1 - if you are applying for a study abroad program departing between June and September.
Contact Information:Questions about the Elita Hawley scholarship should be directed to Anne Leach (anne.leach@OLRLawFirm.com).
Note: This scholarship is administered by local AFS-USA volunteers. The Elita Hawley scholarship can be combined with other AFS-USA scholarships.