AFSCME Family Scholarship
Knowledge Is Power
Looking for financial support for college? Each year the AFSCME Family Scholarship Program provides ten $2,000 scholarships to high school seniors that will be renewed for $2,000 each year for a maximum of four years, provided the student remains enrolled in a full-time course of study. The scholarship may be used for any field of study.
Are You Eligible?
To be eligible, you must:
- Be a graduating high school senior whose parent, legal guardian or financially responsible grandparent is a full dues-paying AFSCME member;
- At the time the scholarship is awarded, be enrolled in a full-time degree program either at an accredited four-year institution or at a two-year institution that will transfer credits to a four-year institution; and
- Have taken the SAT or the ACT.
How to Apply
To apply, you must meet all eligibility requirements as identified above. Make sure your complete application, with all support documentation (essay, transcripts, letters of recommendations, SAT or ACT scores, proof of AFSCME membership, etc.), is mailed together in one envelope, POSTMARKED NO LATER THAN DECEMBER 31, to:
AFSCME Family Scholarship Program
Attention: AFSCME Advantage
1625 L Street, N.W.
Washington, DC 20036
If you have any questions, please call us at (202) 429-5066.
2013 AFSCME Family Scholarship Winners
Congratulations to Cody Brown, Oklahoma Local 2875; Alisha Donnell, California Council 36; Alyssa Friedman, Rhode Island Council 94; Samantha Glass, New York District Council 37; Maceo Gutierrez-Higgins, Oregon Council 75; Selena Hamer, Georgia Local 1644; Hannah Kangas, Minnesota Council 5; Brianna Messner, Wisconsin Council 40; Kevin Simpson, Pennsylvania Council 13; Leamon Wilson, Michigan Council 25.