Nancy and Cliff Forster Lifelong Learner Award Application

California Association of IB World Schools (CAWS)
$2,000 Cash Award for DP
$250 Cash Award for PYP/ MYP + $250 to schools
The Nancy and Cliff Forster Life-Long Learner Award recognizes students who demonstrate a genuine love of learning and who exemplify the IB Learner Profile. One winner will be selected from each IB program (PYP, MYP, DP). 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 typed (500 words max) statement of why you are recommending this student as well as student transcripts.  


Students must submit an essay: “Explain how you exhibit the IB Learner Profile in your life and how this has contributed to making you a life-long learner.”  PYP students – minimum 200 words, MYP – 500 to 700 words, DP – 750-1000 words  


Each winner will receive a plaque. If the winner is DP, he or she will also receive a cash award of $2,000. 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 scholarships and awards are only offered to member schools whose dues are received by the CAWS Treasurer by December 21, 2018The due date for this application is December 21, 2018. Schools with winning applications will be notified by the end of January 2019.
Nancy and Cliff Forster Lifelong Learner Award Application: