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AFSCME Family Scholarship

Knowledge Is Power

Looking for financial support for college?  Each year the AFSCME Family Scholarship Program provides $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

Download the application now.

If you have any questions, please call us at (202) 429-5080.

2017 AFSCME Family Scholarship Winners

Congratulations Andrew Archundia, Illinois, Council 31, Local 2854; Silver Ballardo, California, Council 36, Local 2229; Ben Caruso, New York, CSEA Local 1000, Unit 830; Daniel Derramas, New Jersey, Council 52, Local 2273; Alyssa Diaz, Connecticut, Council 4, Local 1303; Deonne Edmonds, Connecticut, Council 4, Local 478; Gabrielle Jones, Ohio, OCSEA Local 11, Unit 7700; Kayla Kinsler, Pennsylvania, NUHHCE, Local 1199; Katelyn Monaco, Washington, Council 28, Local 443; Nathan Sapong, California, UDW, Local 3930; Asia Yang, Minnesota, Council 5, Local 34.

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