FAELA (Family Academic Enrichment and Learning Alternatives) Scholarship applications for 2017 Summer Camp season is opened until May 22, 2017. We would like to sponsor a maximum of 25 students. We have solicited neighboring schools to join us in this journey. Therefore, each teacher does not have to make a nomination, but are limited to one per teacher. We have many facets in place to help and support the mission. FAELA is hosting a Community Yard Sale that will start this Sat., May 13 - June 10. 2017 to support the mission (weather permitting). This is an effort to offset costs for the operation of the Summer Camp, to compensate staff for their time, cover overhead expenses and provide special Friday events for the students: pizza Friday, bouncies, clowns, ...
We are reaching out to our neighboring schools to solicit your students for tutorial services and remediation at our camp sessions to help them retain the information acquired this year and prep them for their next milestone - advancing to their next grade level.
The ideal candidates are those that you are sure will pass, but barely. We would like to capture them to better prepare them for next year and avoid the struggles that may confront them if not addressed. tekeducate2017.weebly.com/dbks. Teachers, staff, partners, ... can rent spaces for the event. First-come, first-serve. Call for inquiries: (919) 323 - 2722.The scholarship program is completely managed by FAELA (Family Academic Enrichment and Learning Alternatives). Full scholarships cover tuition, for the 5-day week-long, individual camp program and is good for one year. The camps include Academic Enrichment, Technology Education, Robotics Camp. Transportation and incidentals are the responsibility of the scholarship recipient. All applicants must be attending 1st – 5th grade. For more information about these 5-day week-long camps, please go to www.tekeducate2017.weebly.com/scamp Applicants must be nominated base on one of four categories: Financial Need, Special Needs, or Remediation. Middle - High School applicants must answer two essay questions, design a mission patch, describe a science project using the scientific method, and provide two letters of recommendation. A selection committee will review applications and scholarships will be awarded based on available funding. Please use the link below to make nominations. https://goo.gl/forms/mn7stgHtElQT0Zeh2
Financial Need/Disadvantaged - applicants in this category must either be in a low income family or receiving government assistance. A letter from the principal stating the applicant is receiving free or reduced lunch at the school OR a copy of a letter from a government agency stating the applicant’s family is receiving government assistance (ie Food Stamps, Medicaid, HUD) must be submitted with the application. Special Needs - applicants in this category must have a learning challenge and/or physical challenge. A letter from a teacher, principal, or physician stating the applicant has a learning and/or physical challenge must be submitted along with a letter from the applicant describing his/her disability. Applicants must be able to attend the 5-day week long, individual camp without a parent or guardian. Remediation - applicants in this category must be struggling in most of their classes, and needing tutorial services. A letter from the applicant’s teacher or principal stating the applicant has an IEP, or a recipient of other academic support services, a copy of the applicant’s most recent report card, a copy of the applicant’s recent national or state standardized test scores must be submitted with the application.
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