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Seeds of Hope Participant Application

The student application for Seeds of Hope can be completed online using the form below, or you may request a hard copy of the application materials by contacting program outreach coordinator Caroline Stanfill at cstanfill@feliciansisters.org.

This application form is for first-time Seeds of Hope participants. Previous attendees who wish to apply to become peer leaders in training should click here to apply.


Student Information

First Name
Last Name
Country
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City
State
Postal Code

Parent/Guardian Information

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State
Postal Code

Emergency Contact Information

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References

Please list the names and contact information for three (3) people we may contact as references. Two (2) references should be from the following: your high school principal, school president, a teacher, or your campus minister. One (1) must be from someone outside of your family, such as your parish priest, youth group director, or another adult who can attest to your qualifications for Seeds of Hope.

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Student Resume

Use the link below to upload a current resume that includes a list of extracurricular activities in which you have been involved (past and present) — both within your school as well as within your parish or community. Identify your role in each activity and list any specific leadership roles you've held.

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Letter of Interest

Use the link below to upload a letter to the Seeds of Hope Committee in which you introduce yourself and explains why you wish to participate in the Seeds of Hope and what you hope to gain from this experience. Be as specific as possible in explaining your interest in the program. You may include information about your interests, accomplishments, and extracurricular activities and any other aspects of your life that could aid the Committee in understanding why you would like to participate in Seeds of Hope. (Letters are to be two pages maximum, typed, double-spaced. Your name should appear at the top of each page.)

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Travel Scholarship

If you are applying for a scholarship to help cover the cost of travel to Seeds of Hope, please use the link below to submit a letter (in addition to your letter of interest) in which you:

  • Explain why you would like to be considered for financial assistance;
  • Discuss other sources of assistance you have explored or would be able to explore (such as fundraising); and
  • Estimate the cost of travel from your area.
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Student Acknowledgements

I certify that, to the best of my knowledge, all of the information I have provided is accurate and that the work submitted is my own.
I understand that it is my responsibility to submit all required application materials in order to be received by the application due date of May 1, 2021.
I understand that it is my responsibility upon my return to create and begin to implement a service project within my high school, which will involve the oversight of my high school campus minister. The service project will be based upon the principles and ideals learned through the Seeds of Hope program.
I hereby grant and convey to the Seeds of Hope: Felician Youth Leadership Experience and its sponsor, the Felician Sisters of North America, all right, title and interest in and to record my name, image, voice, or statements including any and all photographic images and video or audio recordings made during the program by the Seeds of Hope personnel.

Parent/Guardian Acknowledgements

I certify that, to the best of my knowledge, all of the information provided is accurate and that the work submitted has been produced by the applicant.
I understand that it is the applicant's responsibility to submit all required application materials in order to be received by the application due date of May 1, 2021.
I understand that it is the applicant's responsibility upon her return to create and begin to implement a service project within her high school, which will involve the oversight of the high school campus minister. The service project will be based upon the principles and ideals learned through the Seeds of Hope program.
I hereby grant and convey to the Seeds of Hope: Felician Youth Leadership Experience and its sponsor, the Felician Sisters of North America, all right, title and interest in and to record the applicant's name, image, voice, or statements including any and all photographic images and video or audio recordings made during the program by the Seeds of Hope personnel.

Program Fee

The program fee of $100 includes lodging and all meals. A $50 deposit will be due within two (2) weeks of receiving the acceptance letter. The balance will be due no later than April 30, 2021.

It is the desire of the Felician Sisters that cost not be an obstacle to any young woman participating in Seeds of Hope. Scholarships are available to help with the cost of transportation, and payment plans can be made available upon request.


Please remember that ALL application materials must be completed and submitted no later than March 15, 2021. Click here to review the application checklist.