the afo scholarship program

 

Attention!

High School Students of French 

The Alliance Française d’Omaha (AFO) offers a scholarship program to encourage you to deepen your interest in the French language and culture during your high school years. 

We will award at least 5 scholarships of $500 each

Plus! Every eligible applicant will be given a free one-year membership to the Alliance Francaise d’Omaha. 

Talk with your parents and teacher about this opportunity.

ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS:    Who may apply?

  • Must be 16 years or older by October 15th of the current year.

  • Has completed a minimum of 2 years of high school French

  • Currently is studying French at an Omaha-area high school (or a school within a 25-mile radius of Omaha)

  • Will be enrolled in French at the time of selection

 

BON COURAGE AND BONNE CHANCE À TOUS!


BELOW ARE THE GUIDELINES FOR THE AFO SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM.  

Please read instructions carefully

Application Instructions

Essay Instructions

Application Form

Letter of Recommendation Form (French Teacher)

Letter of Recommendation Form (other adult)

 

THE 2018-2019 AFO SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM WAS A BIG SUCCESS!

"FÉLICITATIONS: TO THIS YEAR'S RECIPIENTS & THEIR TEACHERS! 

Scholarship Winners, their parents and teachers:

Victoria Fleming  -  Duchesne Academy 

Parents: Ed and Lynn Fleming,   Teacher: Jeanette Solberg

Evangeline Mason -  Duchesne Academy  

Parents: Danny and Christina Mason,   Teacher: Jeanette Solberg

Owen Sumter - Papillion LaVista,

Parents: Brad and Angie Sumter, Teacher: Dianne Halligan

Victoria Swanson -  Elkhorn South

Parent: Carole Swanson,  Teacher: Amanda Henry

Ha Le Thi Xuan  - Papio-LaVista,

Parents: Hai Le and Huyen Nguyen, Teacher: Dianne Halligan



Goals of Alliance Française d’Omaha

  • To reach out to the community with our mission to promote French language and culture.

  • To spark lifelong interest in the French language and culture among young people.

  • To support the efforts of area French teachers.

  • To increase the visibility of the AFO and its many activities.

Note: Family and relatives of board members, officers, contractors or employees of AFO are NOT eligible to apply for or receive a scholarship.