Application Form for the 2019-2020 Fellowship Program
Fill out the required fields below to apply for the Red Thread Fellowship Program.

We strongly recommend that you first write your essays in Word Processor, because you cannot save this form to go back to it later. Copy and paste your responses below only when you are ready to submit your application.

Please note that both the application form and the letters of recommendation must be received by March 15, 2019 to be considered.

Contact Information
Please provide your contact information.
Phone Number *
If outside the U.S., please include the country code.
Your answer
Education
Please provide your academic information. Note that we will need to verify enrollment prior to disbursing the fellowship award.
High School Name and Location *
Enter the name and location of the high school where you have received your degree.
Your answer
Year of Graduation *
Enter the year you have, or will have, graduated from high school.
Your answer
College or University Name and Location *
Enter the name and location of the college or university where you intend to enroll. Indicate only your top choice if you are still deciding between schools where you have been admitted.
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Current Mailing Address *
Include the street, city, postal code, and country.
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Extra-Curricular Activities *
Please list up to three extra-curricular activities with which you are involved (e.g., sports, work, volunteer).
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Permanent Mailing Address *
Include the street, city, postal code, and country.
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Applicant's Name *
Please enter your first and last name.
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Email Address *
Please enter an email address you check often. We do not share your information.
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Background
Please provide the following information about your background.
What's the highest level of education attained by either parent? *
Select from the list.
Other Countries *
Please list any other countries with whose culture(s) you identify.
Your answer
Country of Citizenship *
Enter the country or countries where you are a citizen.
Your answer
Please explain your financial need and how you expect to finance your education. *
Will you be relying on family contributions, personal savings, scholarships, or loans to pay for your education? Please indicate your most significant source of funding and elaborate on any remaining need. 100 words maximum.
Your answer
International Background *
Please select which of the following applies to you.
Date of Birth *
MM/DD/YR
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Place of Birth *
City, Country
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Essays
Please fill out the following essays. We strongly recommend that you write and edit your essays in a word processor before filling out this section.
What are your academic and career goals? How will the Red Thread mentorship program help you achieve your goals? *
750 words maximum.
Your answer
How has your international background shaped who you are? *
500 words maximum. (Note: if you are currently living abroad and have just applied to to study in the US, describe what motivated you to choose a college or university in the US).
Your answer
References
References must submit their letters of recommendation online. It is your responsibility to contact your recommender and to direct him or her to the online form on our website. The link for the online recommendation form is: http://redthreadwomen.org/apply/recommendation/. Please note that your entire application package must be complete and received by the application deadline to be considered.
Reference 2: In what capacity to do you know this person?
Please indicate if the recommender is a coach, a mentor, a guidance counselor, a work supervisor, etc.
Your answer
Reference 2: Email Address of Personal Recommender
Please provide the email address of the person providing your personal reference.
Your answer
Reference 1: Name of Academic Recommender
Please provide the name of the person supplying your academic reference. This can be a teacher, a guidance counselor, or another individual familiar with your academic performance.
Your answer
Reference 1: In what capacity to do you know this person?
Please indicate if the recommender is a teacher, a guidance counselor, a tutor, etc.
Your answer
Reference 2: Name of Personal Recommender
Please provide the name of the person supplying your personal reference. This can be a sports coach, a mentor, a guidance counselor, a work supervisor, or any other person outside of the family context who knows you well.
Your answer
Reference 1: Email Address of Academic Recommender
Please provide the email address of the person providing your academic reference.
Your answer
Survey Questions
The information you provide in this section is optional and will not affect your application.
Languages
Please indicate any languages, other than English, spoken at home.
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Have you already applied for other financial aid?
Please check all that apply. The information you provide here will not affect your application.
How did you hear about our program?
Do you you already have a mentor?
The information you provide here will not affect your application.
Signature of Applicant
Please indicate whether you agree with the following statements and sign your application.
Signature *
Please sign your name below to complete the application.
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