Outstanding Community Service Award


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  • CAWS scholarships and awards are only offered to member schools whose dues are received by the CAWS Treasurer by December 1st, 2012.
  • This application should be submitted in hard-copy form to Pat Prather, CAWS Executive Director, 6686 Via de La Reina, Bonsall, CA 92003
  • The due date for this application is December 1st, 2012.
  • Schools with winning applications will be notified in January 2013.

Award Description and Requirements

  • The Outstanding Community Service Award recognizes students who exhibit a genuine and demonstrated commitment to serving their community in exemplary service projects.
  • Only one winner will be selected across all IB programs.
  • Students must be in the final year of their program, and at the DP level, only full IB Diploma candidates will be considered.
  • Nominators must attach a word-processed, minimum one-page statement of why you are recommending this student for the Outstanding Community Service Award. In your description, please include all relevant evidence of student service.
  • Students must submit an essay: “Describe how your Community Service experiences have provided you with life-altering experiences” as well as supporting evidence. PYP students – minimum 200 words, MYP – 500 to 700 words, DP – 750-1000 words
  • The one winner will receive a plaque. If the winner is DP, he or she will also receive a cash award of $1,000. An MYP or PYP winner will receive $250 cash award and the school will also receive $250 to use towards their IB program(s).
  • The award should be presented at an assembly at your school.
  • CAWS will consider only one application per school site or IB program.
  • Illegible nominations will not be considered.

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