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HMC PROJECTS APPLICATION FORM

Study in UK Independent Schools 2014/2015


Name:

.
(first name)

.. Sex: Male / Female


(family name)

Date of birth:

Place of birth: ..

(e.g. 21st April 1998)

(City/country)

Citizenship/passport .. Nationality
Home address..

Telephone...

(+ City/Town + Postcode/Zip code)..

E-mail

Education: Present school .. Grade (as of Jan 1) ........


Type of school (bilingual? in what language?)
Name of Head/Principal: ..
In what year will you finish secondary education?

School(s) you have attended in the past:


(Note years)

How many years have you studied English? ......... How many hours a week? ..
Have you studied English elsewhere?
(If so, for how long?)

What other languages have you studied?


(How many years and hours per week?)

Academic, extra-curricular and personal interests


Which academic subjects interest you most? Have you won any academic prizes?
What field of study or future occupation are you considering?
Which athletic activities now interest you most?
(Note team/position/honours won if applicable)

Which performing and visual arts interest you most?


(Note instrument or medium you use/choir/band/orchestra, etc.)

What are your principal interests other than academic, athletic or artistic?
(Hobby/volunteer work/community service/church group/leadership opportunity, etc.)

Have you ever lived away from your family or abroad?


(Include date/place/purpose)

Have you spent more than one month in a western country?


(If yes, where, when and how long?)

(Please complete this section and the next one in your handwriting and give details of
your family on the next sheet)

FAMILY INFORMATION to accompany application


(Name of candidate) .
Father:

Mother:
Name in Full
Country of Birth
Living/Deceased
Together/Separated/Divorced
(Name of step-parent, if applicable)
Home Address, telephone, e-mail
(if different from applicants)

Occupation
Place of Employment
(Name, Address, Telephone, E-mail)

Name and age of other children in the family


Brothers:

Sisters:
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Please sign the following statement, and ask your parent or guardian to sign the
undertaking below:
My signature below indicates that all the information given is complete and correct to
the best of my knowledge, and the essay is my work alone.
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Signature of Applicant

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Date

As the parent or guardian of the above-named candidate, I agree that my


son/daughter will be an applicant for HMC Scholarship. I understand and agree that
my son/daughter will come home for the Christmas and Easter holidays and that I will
meet the costs of transport to and from the UK at the beginning and end of each
term. I confirm that total parental income during 2013 will not exceed the equivalent
of 25,000.
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Signature of Parent/Guardian

.
Date

PERSONAL ESSAY
Attach to this application a Personal Essay written by you in English, preferably
typewritten, about 750 words in length (not longer please), describing yourself in
terms of your circumstances and interests. If any of your answers to the questions in
the application form are not fully informative, please expand on them in your
Personal Essay.
In addition, the following questions are suggested as the kinds of things you could
discuss. Have you had an experience or relationship that has particular importance
to you? Tell us a little about your family. Tell us about your most common activities
and interests. Which of these do you enjoy the most? Why? Do you belong to any
clubs or other group organisations? What special positions (if any) do you hold in
them? Are you particularly interested in any sports? Any hobbies? Do you have any
special accomplishments? Do you have any interesting plans for the future? What
are your reasons for wishing to spend a year in Britain?

Two informal photographs (one of yourself and one of your family)


Insert on this page two clear photos.

School report document with latest grades


Insert a clearly legible, scanned/photographed version of your school report below.
Add pages as necessary.

SCHOOL RECOMMENDATION Teacher 1


......................................................
Name of applicant

.................................................
Name of Teacher
........................................................
.
Name of School

Instructions to the Applicant


Please fill in your name and give these forms to your teacher.
To the Teacher
The student named above has chosen you for recommendation to the HMC Projects
Scholarship programme. We wish to express our sincere appreciation for whatever
assistance you are able to give in our evaluation process. The student is an applicant
for an award for academic study in a UK independent school and the personal
experience of living abroad for a year. The competition for the award is strong and
we depend on and value your assessment. Your comments, which will be held in
confidence, will be part of this students profile which will include an interview,
teacher recommendation, a school transcript and a written essay.
If selected, the student will also be expected to participate in extra-curricular activities
while living as a part of a new community and adjusting to a new setting. We would
appreciate your candid opinion of this applicant as we evaluate the suitability of
his/her participation in the program.
When responding to the questions on the second sheet, the following are some of
the qualities of particular interest to us.
Personal Evaluation
Integrity

Maturity

Academic Evaluation
Academic Achievement Motivation and Effort

Responsibility Consideration of Others

Creativity

Confidence

Sense of Humour

Communicativeness Perceptiveness

Personality

Leadership Ability

Self Discipline Organization Skills

Conduct

Independence

Dependability Reaction to Criticism

Relationship with Peers/Adults

Curiosity

English skills (writing, speaking, reading)

SCHOOL RECOMMENDATION Teacher 1


Name of applicant .....................................................................
Name of teacher .
Name of school

1.) Referring to the listings on the sheet, and with as much detail as possible, please
comment on the greatest strengths of this student in relation to others in the
applicants age group whom you have known in terms of his/her:
a.) Academic Qualities: Creativitatea pe care am remarcat-o de-a lungul
timpului, in diferite circumstante, mi se pare unul dintre atributele care trebuie
prcizate inca de la inceput. Are capacitatea de a crea, de a manipula cu
usurinta cuvintele.
b.) Este curios, curiozitatea fiind o marca clara a inteligentei. Manifesta interes in
toate domeniile, lucru care determina o colaborare permaneta cu
el. .....................................................................................
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b.) Personal Qualities:.....................................................................................
..Este matur, atat in relatiile cu profesorii, cat si in relatiile cu colegii. Simtul unorului il
face deseori remarcat la scoala, fiind apreciat de colegi si profesori. Activitatile extracurriculare
au
pus
in
evident
si
mai
multi
acest
element........................................................
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2.) To help us understand the applicant better, please comment on:


a.) Areas of special interest, talent, proficiency or contribution other than in the
academic realm: ............................................................................................................
.....Este interest de sport. Ii place sa danseze, sa cante
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b.) Area in need of growth or development: ........................................................
Sunt elemente care au nevoie de imbunatari, insa acestea se pot realia pe parcurs,
elevul avand permanenta dorinta de dezvoltare, extindere, autodepasire.
3.) How do you judge the applicants qualifications altogether in terms of character,
adaptability, self-discipline, relationships with classmates and adults etc.?
Are capacitatea de a se adpapta cu usurinta in diferite medii. Este prietenos, sociabil.
Nu intampina dificultati in stabilirea unor relatii sociale
Thank you very much for your help.
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Your signature

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Date

SCHOOL RECOMMENDATION Teacher 2


......................................................
Name of applicant

.................................................
Name of Teacher
........................................................
.
Name of School

Instructions to the Applicant


Please fill in your name and give these forms to your teacher.
To the Teacher
The student named above has chosen you for recommendation to the HMC Projects
Scholarship programme. We wish to express our sincere appreciation for whatever
assistance you are able to give in our evaluation process. The student is an applicant
for an award for academic study in a UK independent school and the personal
experience of living abroad for a year. The competition for the award is strong and
we depend on and value your assessment. Your comments, which will be held in
confidence, will be part of this students profile which will include an interview,
teacher recommendation, a school transcript and a written essay.
If selected, the student will also be expected to participate in extra-curricular activities
while living as a part of a new community and adjusting to a new setting. We would
appreciate your candid opinion of this applicant as we evaluate the suitability of
his/her participation in the program.
When responding to the questions on the second sheet, the following are some of
the qualities of particular interest to us.
Personal Evaluation
Integrity

Maturity

Academic Evaluation
Academic Achievement Motivation and Effort

Responsibility Consideration of Others

Creativity

Confidence

Sense of Humour

Communicativeness Perceptiveness

Personality

Leadership Ability

Self Discipline Organization Skills

Conduct

Independence

Dependability Reaction to Criticism

Relationship with Peers/Adults

Curiosity

English skills (writing, speaking, reading)

SCHOOL RECOMMENDATION Teacher 2


Name of applicant .....................................................................
Name of teacher .
Name of school

1.) Referring to the listings on the sheet, and with as much detail as possible, please
comment on the greatest strengths of this student in relation to others in the
applicants age group whom you have known in terms of his/her:
a.) Academic Qualities: .......................................................................................
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b.) Personal Qualities:.....................................................................................
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2.) To help us understand the applicant better, please comment on:


a.) Areas of special interest, talent, proficiency or contribution other than in the
academic realm: ............................................................................................................
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.
b.) Area in need of growth or development: ........................................................
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3.) How do you judge the applicants qualifications altogether in terms of character,
adaptability, self-discipline, relationships with classmates and adults etc.?
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Thank you very much for your help.

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Your signature

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