From our friends at W!se:
Announcing the 2019 W!se Financial Literacy Ambassador Award
We at Working in Support of Education are delighted to share that applications for the 2019 W!se Financial Literacy Ambassador Award will open starting April 01, 2019. This is a $2,000 monetary award that will be distributed to 2 students ($1,000 each) selected based on their applications.
The award is made possible through the sponsorship of Financial Literacy Outreach (FLO) Mentors, a group of W!se volunteers who are passionate about helping young people improve their knowledge of personal finance. We are truly grateful to FLO Mentors for this generous sponsorship.
Financial Literacy Ambassador Award applicants must be a student (grades 9-12) who…
- Scored at least a 95% on the W!se Financial Literacy Certification Test while enrolled in a high school registered in the Financial Literacy Certification program and,
- Took the W!se Financial Literacy Certification Test in the Summer 2018, Fall 2018, or Spring 2019.
Application Procedure and Time Table:
To be considered students must complete an application form, and submit both a letter of recommendation and a 500 word essay response to two provided writing prompts. Application materials may be submitted anytime between April 1, 2019 and June 30th 2019.
Applications may be submitted by mail to:
Mr. Jonathan Sands, Program Consultant
Working in Support of Education
227 East 56th Street, Suite 201, New York, NY 10022
Applications postmarked AFTER June 30th will not be considered. Award winners will be notified around July 31, 2019.