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AFSCME Family Scholarship

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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) 429-5080.

2016 AFSCME Family Scholarship Winners

Congratulations Lexi Dalmacio, Hawaii, Local 646; Kathryn Calisti, Massachusetts, Council 93; Stephanie Zielinski, New York, Local 1000; Maxwell Brady, Illinois, Council 31; Alyssa Wagner, Minnesota, Council 5; Anthony Nesci, California, Council 57; Melia Okura, Hawaii, Local 646; Elizabeth Robbins, Wisconsin, Council 32; Manuel Rojas-Romero, Florida, Council 979; Maxwell Liffiton, New York, Local 1000.

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