This is the heart of your application so be sure to spend some time reflecting on it. We suggest you study our website to get an idea what IFHE and Home Economics is about. We also suggest you do your own research on e.g. the value of Home Economics, young people's expectations or membership based organisations in the digital age. And then share your ideas how, during your scholarship, you could contribute to promoting international Home Economics with young people.
Don't worry, we do not expect an academic paper! We are more interested in pragmatic ideas that can be realised within 9 months and with the scholarship grant offered (remember, it's a draft concept only). However, your concept should be short & concise. Its form is up to you - surprise us!
No, you don't need to be an IFHE member to apply. However, the scholarships's aim is to promote Home Economics Educaton and advance the profession on an international level. So yes, we do expect you to have ties to Home Ecomics, Family and Consumer Science, Human Ecology etc. and be able to prove that you care for our profession. How you do this is up to you (maybe in your motivational letter - see next)
In your motivational letter, please shortly explain why we should select you as IFHE scholarship holder 2020 (max 1 page). Please also include a condensed version of your CV (max 4 pages) as well as certificates that are relevant for the application. Please send all as one pdf-document.
Academic Excellence is documented through the Academic Transcript sent to email@example.com from your institution.
IFHE's strenth is its broad international network and to be able to make most of your scholarship you need to be able to attend online meetings and working sessions. Your IT setup - hardware, software, stable Wifi - must allow seamless virtual communication (no financial or technical support provided is by IFHE).
The scholarship includes the valuable opportunity to attend meetings face- to-face (for which a reimbursement of travel costs can be requested). Scholarship holders therefore need to ensure that they are able to travel internationally, which also includes meeting the formal requirements international travel normally involves (valid passport, visa requirements etc.)
Applicants whose country’s official language is not English should provide evidence of English language proficiency. Click here for IFHE's English Langage Admission Standard.
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