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Become A Member
Please complete the form/application below to create a Student World Affairs Council (SWAC) chapter. A representative from the World Affairs Council of Greater Houston will contact you once the form has been processed. Thank you for your time and interest!
By checking below you are consenting that you have read and understand the creation of a Student World Affairs Council (SWAC) chapter on your campus. You are responsible for upholding all responsibilities of the SWAC chapter.
Article I. Name and Affiliation
A. The name of the club shall be The Student World Affairs Council Chapter of [insert school name].
B. This organization will be linked to the World Affairs Council of Greater Houston.
Article II. Objectives / Mission
A. To become globally competent by engaging in cross-cultural experiences and staying abreast of world affairs, international politics, and current events.
B. To keep up-to-date with and promote awareness of world affairs in the student body on each chapter campus.
Article III. Membership Requirements
A. Be willing to participate fully in monthly activities of SWAC Chapter.
B. Attend at least four meetings per semester and a minimum of eight per academic year. Attending WACH Student World Program events may count as a club meeting.
D. Complete a minimum of 20 hours of volunteer service per academic year in the Greater Houston community.
Article VII. Faculty Supervision
A. Each Student World Affairs Council will have a minimum of one faculty sponsor but no more than two sponsors per chapter.
B. All on-campus meetings and activities may be held without direct supervision of a faculty sponsor.
C. Sponsor(s) will serve as the liaison(s) between their school and the World Affairs Council of Greater Houston.
Article VIII. Program and Event Guidelines
A. If you are registered for an event and will not be able to attend or are delayed the faculty sponsor must contact Felecia Chatman, Senior Education Manager, in a timely manner.
B. The cost of parking will be paid by the school or school district. One $150 bus scholarship is available to all SWAC chapters per academic year.
C. Each SWAC chapter is responsible for paying their annual membership fee of $65 (Title 1 schools are recieve a membership scholarship).
SWAC Chapter Information
Each SWAC chapter must have a Faculty Sponsor, President, and Vice President prior to Chapter creation. Please select your position.
Title 1 School
Please check whether you are a Title 1 school.
President Email (school):
President Email (personal):
Preferred Method of Communication:
Faculty Sponsor Name:
Faculty Sponsor Email (school):
Faculty Sponsor Email (personal):
Faculty Sponsor Phone Number:
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Name of SWAC School:
School Level of Instruction
SWAC Alternate Faculty Contact
Please indicate another faculty (principal, vice principal, counselor,etc.) contact information who can be informed in case of emergencies or any other SWAC updates.
SWAC Alternate Contact:
SWAC Alternate Contact Email Address:
SWAC Alternate Contact Telephone Number:
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Privacy Statement and Signature
All personal data collected through this program will be utilized for the World Affairs Council of Greater Houston Global Scholar Academy and Educational Programs purposes only. By submitting this form and checking the box below, you certify that you have provided correct biographical information.
I have completed this application fully and accurately to the best of my knowledge.
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