Who is eligible?Council 93 members and their spouses, children, stepchildren, grandchildren, or legal dependent (Proof of AFSCME Council 93 membership required). Applicants must be accepted or already attending an accredited college or university, community college or recognized technical or trade school at the time of the award. Graduate students are not eligible.
application and submit a 500-750 word essay on “Why Unions Have Been Important to my Family." The essay should be typed and double spaced. The Scholarship Committee suggests that students contact their parents, grandparents, aunts, uncles, neighbors or friends to learn what labor union membership and participation may have meant to them. Union members are encouraged to discuss the essay with their children, grandchildren, and others, to relate their own experiences as possible topics for the essays.
The Scholarship Committee will determine the award based upon the essay and completed application form. Upon receipt of each scholarship application, the applicant's name and local number will be separately indexed. Once completed, this information will then be obscured to assure complete impartiality by the Scholarship Committee. The decision of the Committee is final.
Application Deadline Applications and essays must be receive for consideration by July 1st, 2020 to be considered for the award.
Please fill out the below form and attach the following:
- Proof of Acceptance or Attendance at an accredited college or university, community college or recognized technical or trade school
- Proof of AFSCME Council 93 Membership or Affiliation
Complete criteria can be viewed HERE.