Contact Information

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State / Province*
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Email*
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Phone*

General Information

Religious Affiliation*
Citizenship*
Date of Birth*
Number of Dependents (children and/or adults)*

Education Background

Name, City, and State/Province of High School and Graduation Year*
Name, City, and State/Province of College/University and Graduation Year

Foreign Language Proficiency

Language #1
Language #2
Language #3

Short Essay Questions

FORMATIVE EXPERIENCES

For each of the following areas, describe significant experiences that have shaped you spiritually, intellectually, and emotionally and have informed your desire to serve overseas.  We suggest using about 200-300 words for each response.

Education*
Cross Cultural Encounter*
Travel*
Service*

GIFTS

Please describe your talents and skills, focusing on those that you imagine being helpful on mission. If you possess professional certifications, language proficiency, or if you have completed special training in a particular area, please mention this here. Finally, please describe the kind of work you might like to do on mission.*

WELLBEING

Describe the state of your physical and mental wellbeing. What physical and mental health issues do you have which require ongoing treatment and/or maintenance? What physical and mental health issues have required significant treatment in the past?*

FAITH

Describe your faith life. How do you cultivate a relationship with God, and how has this relationship influenced your desire to go on overseas mission?*

SIMPLICITY

What is your idea of simple living? What personal experiences have you had of living simply, either through the privilege of choice or a lack of material/financial resources?*

MOTIVATION

Our program is modeled on the Franciscan ideal of living and working in solidarity with the poor and marginalized. How does this model of mission speak to you? What draws you to serving overseas versus serving in your home country?*

FUN

What are your extra-curricular interests and/or hobbies? What makes you laugh?*

OTHER INFORMATION

Have you ever been convicted of a felony or misdemeanor crime?*
  • Yes
  • No
If yes, please explain:
Have you ever had any alcohol or drug problems?*
  • Yes
  • No
If yes, please explain
Please add any other additional information you think would best help us get to know you
How did you hear about FMS? *

Beckford Personal Inventory

Please rate yourself on the following characteristics and abilities (1=one of my weak areas; 2=I need improvement; 3=I’m proficient; 4= I’m confident; 5=one of my strengths).