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AFSCME Family Scholarship

Deadline extended to January 15, 2020

Knowledge Is Power

Looking for financial support for college?  Each year the AFSCME Family Scholarship Program provides ten $2,000 scholarships to graduating 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:

  • At the time of application, 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.
  • Return complete application with all required documentation postmarked by the January 15, 2020 (extended from December 31, 2019) deadline.

How to Apply

The 2020 AFSCME Family Scholarship application can be found here.

To apply, you must meet all eligibility requirements as identified above. Make sure your complete application, with all support documentation (essay, transcripts, official copies of your SAT or ACT scores, letters of recommendation, proof of AFSCME membership, etc.), is mailed together in one envelope, POSTMARKED NO LATER THAN JANUARY 15, 2020 (EXTENDED FROM DECEMBER 31, 2019), 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 1-800-588-0374.

2019 AFSCME Family Scholarship Winners


  • Morgan Reigler, MSEA/AFSCME Local 5
  • Diego Andrade-Cabrera, AFSCME Council 31, Local 2854
  • Jordan Hernandez, AFSCME Council 79, Local 121
  • Lenon Russie, AFSCME Local 4041
  • Alicia John, AFSCME Council 63, Local 3354
  • David Medina, CSEA/AFSCME Local 1000, Subunit 421
  • Winona Patrick, AFSCME District Council 37, Local 2627
  • Paige Madison, AFSCME Council 65, Local 2398
  • Anastasia Langner, AFSCME Council 57, Local 101
  • Rachel Schneider, AFSCME Council 3, Local 112

Winners are listed in no particular order.

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