STEM Scholastic Merit Award and Cosway 2022 Award

Assolombarda wants to encourage students who are distinguished for application and gain, believing that the knowledge acquired during their studies represents a fundamental value not only for personal development but also for full human and professional fulfillment.

Recipient

Children of employees of companies that result associated with Assolombarda on the date of publication of the notice e is located in Lodi Province. The place of work may not coincide with the registered office of the company.

Two categories of awards are established, each with specific purpose, structure and recipient.

STEM Scholastic Merit Award

The goals of the award are to increase talent and incentives for third-level STEM training.

The price is reserved for Graduates of the academic year 2021-2022, enrolled in STEM university courses (Three years or one cycle degree) or at Higher Technical Institutes in the STEM field.

The amount of the prize consists of:

  • 8 prices of 500 euros each for graduates enrolled in university courses (three-year or single-cycle degrees) or in STEM Higher Technical Institutes
  • 8 prices of 500 euros each for high school graduates enrolled in university courses (three-year or single-cycle degrees) or in STEM Higher Technical Institutes

Op p. 4 of the call (cf. Related content, at the bottom of the page) the list of STEM courses valid for the application is available.

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Maria Cosway Award

Maria Hadfield Cosway was an artist and philanthropist who was strongly committed to women’s education. His pedagogical beliefs exclude impositions and too many authoritarian methods and refer to the theory of Jean-Jacques Rousseau and Johann Heinrich Pestalozzi. With the girls, he studied the characters and the natural dispositions and tried to make the best of the talent they possessed; his method encourages students with prizes or discounts on tuition; the aim was to “train good mothers who are capable of educating their children and making a good impression on society”.

The aim of the award is to expand female talent in initiatives with high social value, solidarity and civic engagement, modeled on Maria Cosway.

The price is reserved for Secondary students engaged in extracurricular initiatives which fall into the following areas as examples and are not limited to: Environment, culture, personal care, sports, political commitment.

The amount of the price consists of N. 5 prices of 500 euros each.

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How to apply for both awards

It will be possible to submit applications of October 21, 2022 at 12:00 p.m..

Applications must be submitted exclusively by completing the appropriate form online Formwith a request to attach any documentation at the time of application.

Required documentation

The documents required to apply for the two award categories are specified below:

STEM Scholastic Merit Award

  • Certificate of diploma (higher than or equal to 80/100)
  • Certificate of Enrollment in the University or ITS STEM Course
  • ISEE Declaration of Family Unity
  • Certificate of existence of the employment relation at the time of application, issued by the company where the parent is employed

Maria Cosway Award

  • Certificate of Degree Average as 2021-22, to be requested by the School Secretariat
  • all documentation certifying the declared activity
  • Certificate of existence of the employment relation at the time of application, issued by the company where the parent is employed

Method for evaluating applications

There are two specific procedures for the two award categories. The members of the respective evaluation committees are identified by the Assolombarda structure.

STEM Scholastic Merit Award

Once the admissibility of the application has been verified according to the requirements, a ranking will be established in accordance with the following priorities:

  1. Best closing mark
  2. In the event of a tie, income situation of the family unit, favors the lower ISEE

The winning students have the opportunity to meet local female entrepreneurs representatives.

Maria Cosway Award

Once the admissibility of the application has been verified according to the requirements, a ranking is drawn up in accordance with the selection of the evaluation committee, which takes into account the type and social value of the activity. The responses to the format are analyzed and finally organized a few Phone / Webcam Interviews to better understand the qualities of social initiative.

The average of the marks for the school year 2021-22 can be taken into account for the evaluation of the award, as an expression of the commitment in the studies.

Publication of ranking and award ceremony

The publication of the ranking will take place until November 4, 2022. The award ceremony will take place between 15 November 2022 and 18 November 2022 am Lodi di Assolombarda Büro; the date will be announced directly to the winners.

Final statements

In order to confirm the spirit of the competition, it is specified that the children of entrepreneurs and directors of associated companies are not allowed.

The evaluation of the applications and the contextual identification of the winners are at the discretion of the Commission.

Contacts

For any further information, please contact Assolombarda’s Educational System and Human Capital Area at the following email address: form@assolombarda.it

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