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Union Plus, McEntee Scholarship Winners Announced for 2017

Here are the AFSCME winners of the Union Plus Scholarship and Gerald W. McEntee award for 2017.
By Clyde Weiss ·
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Union Plus, McEntee Scholarship Winners Announced for 2017

Fourteen students – AFSCME members or their children – are this year’s recipients of Union Plus Scholarships.

In addition, Oleksandr Dmytruk, a member of New York City Local 983 (DC 37), won the 2017 Gerald W. McEntee Scholarship, a $5,000 award named after AFSCME’s former president. Dmytruk works for the Department of Citywide Administrative Services. Learn more about this scholarship and how to apply, here.

The Union Plus Scholarship program, sponsored by the Union Plus Education Foundation, offers eligible applicants from AFSCME and other unions a way to defray the cost of higher education. These are one-time cash awards ranging from $500 to $4,000. Students may re-apply annually. To learn more and to apply, click here.

Union Plus scholarships totaling $150,000 were awarded this year to 106 students representing 31 unions, including three AFSCME members and 11 children of AFSCME members. In alphabetical order, the AFSCME winners are:

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