ONLINE APPLICATION & REQUIREMENT


           PALAS 2014 Scholarship Online Application
                       (High School, University/Tertiary & Re-Awards)

          APPLICATIONS WERE CLOSED MAY 30, 2014
IT IS MOST IMPORTANT THAT ALL SUPPORTING DOCUMENTS, INCLUDING GRADES/TRANSCRIPTS BE UPLOADED AT THE SAME TIME THAT THE APPLICATION IS FILLED OUT, HENCE THE SYSTEM WILL AUTOMATICALLY REJECT THE ENTIRE APPLICATION. 

PLEASE NOTE THAT PALAS WILL ACCEPT THE TRANSCRIPT(S) UP TO JUNE 30, 2014. YOU MAY SUBMIT THE APPLICATION UP TO MAY 30, 2014 UNTIL YOU GET THE TRANSCRIPT FROM YOUR INSTITUTION (IF APPLICABLE). SORRY FOR THE INCONVENIENCE.

                                     Note:  ALL QUESTIONS MUST BE ANSWERED OR                                                                                  APPLICATIONS WILL NOT BE SUBMITTED
Peace and Love Academic Scholarship (PALAS), application for the 2014-2015 school year will be opened April 1,  - May 30, 2014. The Board members would like to thank all those who participated in the process. PALAS awarded 115 scholarships in the past 3 years. Please continue to check this site, www.PALAS1.org for updates.

                                                                Requirements
The PALAS scholarship is available to students residing in the Caribbean region. All students will be required to fill out an application online, present school grades, write an essay, present community activities including those at school (list all relevant school extra-curricular activities), volunteering, churches, rotary club etc, to submit to the organizers of the PALAS Committee.  Please follow instructions enclosed in requirements document. 

All applicants will require to write an essay of  300-500 words as to why they should receive a scholarship. Maintain at least B grade 
 NOTE: A grade B, 80% or 3.0 (4.0=A). All students MUST include at least two (2) semesters/terms of grades marking period for the current school year. An application with anything less will not be considered. All applications MUST be signed. TIP: Your checklist of supporting documents MUST be uploaded one at a time when completing the application form.

Applicants photo ID (graduation type or passport head shot photo is preferred) MUST be sent with the application in .JPG, .PNG or .GIF format. If there are any questions
regarding the application form/process, please  email us at peaceandlovescholarship@gmail.com. Photo in .doc is not acceptable.


  • For Re-Awardees who are currently holding PALAS scholarships, it is NOT necessary to write an essay, send new references, CSEC/CAPE certificates. If a re-awardee is doing their CSEC/CAPE for the first time, then those info MUST be sent in with your application. It is MANDATORY to fill out the application and submit your grades for the entire previous school year by June 15th. Additionally, you MUST send new photo in the format described above.


  • The grades MUST be official and stamped by the school/University/College. NOTE: A grade B, 80% or 3.0 (4.0=A)  average MUST be maintained for the entire school year. There are no exceptions to these rules. All applications MUST be signed.
          
  • For first year University students, we expect at least the two (2) most recent marking periods. for us to evaluate. If there are issues, please contact PALAS.

  •  Gold Star Scholarship winners (for both High School and University) will be selected as the top standout candidate based on overall results. The student MUST exemplify an outstanding academic/community/essay, along with the overall presentation of the application package to the PALAS committee. The winner will receive a tablet or laptop computer for this accomplishment along with the regular financial awards.
              PALAS postal mail address:
              Peace and Love Academic Scholarship or PALAS
              P.O. Box 5461
              Alpharetta, GA 30023-5461
              USA
              Email: Peaceandlovescholarship@gmail.com