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 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
- In 2022, AFSCME adopted a test-optional policy. Applicants are not required to submit SAT or ACT scores, but the selection committee may consider them.
- Return complete application with all required documentation postmarked by the December 31 deadline.
How to Apply
Please make sure your complete application and all support documentation (essay, transcripts, letters of recommendation, optional SAT or ACT scores, proof of AFSCME membership, etc.) are mailed together in one envelope, POSTMARKED NO LATER THAN DECEMBER 31, 2023, to:
AFSCME Family Scholarship Program
Attention: AFSCME Advantage
1625 L Street, N.W.
Washington, DC 20036-5687