AAMO Scholarship

Mission

AAMO Encourages and invests on potential leaders of tomorrow by providing them with the tools & means needed to succeed in higher education. AAMO Scholarships will allow deserving (bright and needy) students to attain their educational goals, meet their professional objectives and ability to overcome the barriers that prevent them from pursuing their dream.

Vision

Every qualified student shall be empowered to pursue higher education to make them not only self-sufficient, but also a productive member of the society at large.

About AAMO Scholarship

AAMO offers financial assistance to high school graduates in pursuit of a bachelor’s or associate degree. Students must attend a fully-accredited 2-years/4 years, traditional college or university in the various universities in Afghanistan that AAMO have already established a formal relationship with. All of our scholarships are applicable to a student’s first year in college and will be renewable upon evaluating the student’s academic achievement and financial need. In return scholarship recipient promise to donate 5% of their annual income to AAMO scholarship fund for at least first 2 years of their work after graduation for the continuation of this program.

AAMO scholarships are funded by donors: individuals and organizations that wish to recognize students based on specific criteria that are important to the donor.

Candidate Evaluation Criteria

AAMO will select few candidates who have the potential to excel as scholars, as leaders and as contributors to betterment of the society. Assessment will be based on academic merit, leadership potential, financial need and commitment to contribute back to the community. The selection criteria are divided into four equally weighted categories that shall be reflected in applicant’s essay seeking scholarship.

  1. Academic Merit
    • Evidence of Academic Background that is Strong and Relevant. Does the transcript show evidence of high academic achievement? Does this coursework prepare the candidate for the planned field of study?
    • Quality of Program of study. Is the proposed program coherent with the scholarship recipients’ goal and vision? Does the candidate’s writing give evidence of higher-order thinking skills and the ability to express thoughts clearly?
  2. Leadership Potential
    • Ability to Deliver Results. Can the candidate demonstrate how he or she delivers results from a position of leadership – whether by organizing, mobilizing or inspiring others? Is there evidence that the candidate initiated something and carried it through to an outcome?
    • Strength of Purpose. Has the applicant demonstrated courage of conviction, persistence, and determination in the pursuit of his or her goals? Do the candidate’s extra-curricular activities indicate commitment?
  3. Financial Need
    • This criterion is based on the financial information that is furnished in candidate’s application & supporting documents
  4. Community/Extracurricular Involvement
    •  Candidates shall demonstrate their volunteer service(s) and other involvement they have for social causes.

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