Scholarship and fellowship applicants should use our SlideRoom online application system to complete and submit all required materials by 11:59pm EST on February 1.
Visit http://lafoundation.slideroom.com to use the system. Once you have created an account, scroll through the “Programs” to the appropriate scholarship or fellowship, and click “Begin” to start the application process. You may save, edit, and review your work prior to submitting. Note that SlideRoom charges a $5 processing fee for each application submitted via this system.
All LAF scholarships and fellowships require applicants to submit the following materials:
- General Submission Form
Complete this online form with basic contact information and details about your degree program.
Provide a color headshot in jpg format that is at least 1800x1200 pixels. It should be horizontally-oriented, well-lit with a simple background, and include your entire head and shoulders. LAF retains the right to use any submitted photo on our website and in other materials promoting LAF’s scholarship programs.
- Bio for the LAF Website (150 word max)
Provide a short bio in PDF, Microsoft Word, or TXT format. In 150 words or less, describe your background, current educational pursuits, future plans, and any other personal interests or activities.
- Resume (2 page max)
Upload your resume or CV in PDF format. It should include your education, professional experience, extra-curricular activities, and honors and awards. Please include Applicant Name/Resume/Scholarship Name and page number on each page.
In addition, each individual scholarship or fellowship has its own specific requirements, including letters of recommendation, essays and work samples. Please consult the online application or the webpage for the scholarship to which you are applying for these additional requirements.
All submissions must adhere to guidelines and deadlines in order to be considered. Additional materials will not be reviewed.
Consult our Scholarship FAQs page or contact us at: scholarships [at] lafoundation.org or 202-331-7070 x14.