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Scholarships

Several scholarship programs are available for AFSCME members and their children. Click on an individual scholarship from the list below to download an application and for information on requirements and deadlines.

  • AFSCME Scholarships for National Labor College Degree Programs
    AFSCME members and staff enrolled in the NLC Bachelor’s degree program may be eligible for a Nadra Floyd Memorial Scholarship worth up to $2,000 per year. Full-time AFSCME local, council or international staff and local union officers with substantial organizing responsibilities may qualify for a $10,000 Joey Parisi Memorial Scholarship.
  • AFSCME/UNCF: Union Scholars Program
    AFSCME has joined with the United Negro College Fund (UNCF) to let eligible college students experience what it's like to be part of the labor movement.
  • AFSCME Affiliate Scholarship Programs
    Many AFSCME affiliates have special scholarship programs designed to help their members pursue educational opportunities to advance on the job.
  • Jerry Clark Memorial Scholarship
    A collegiate scholarship for juniors and seniors who major in political science; it includes a summer internship in the AFSCME Political Action Department in Washington, D.C.
  • Jerry Wurf Memorial Fund
    Provides three scholarships for the six-week Harvard Trade Union Program for full-time AFSCME staff planning a career in the trade union movement or an AFSCME member holding an elected position who is willing to take leave.