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Thursday, March 17, 2016



Scholarship Opportunity

The Frederick Sister Cities Association (FSCA) , in partnership with its Sister City, Schifferstadt, Germany is offering a $1,500 scholarship towards a 10-day travel/study trip to Schifferstadt and surrounding region for early July, 2016.   It is open to current high school juniors in Frederick County Schools (public or private) who have an excellent record and a demonstrable proficiency in the German language.   The FSCA is offering $1,500 towards travel expenses and the City of Schifferstadt will provide housing, meals, and cultural experiences.  Applicants should send a letter of interest outlining the student's academic record and German language skills as well as a short letter of nomination from the German language instructor in the student's school.  A two-page typewritten essay, outlining the applicant's educational experience and goals as well as what the trip means to them is also required. The deadline for the application is April 15, 2016 and the winner will be announced by May 15.  For further information, please contact Ms. Ronnie Osterman, President of the FSCA at ronosterman@comcast.net or at 301-682-6174.