AFSCME Council 13 Scholarship Program


Scholarship Value: $1,500
Awards Available: 48
Award Deadline: Jun 1, 2022

AFSCME Council 13's Scholarship Program is for Members Only. Scholarships are one-time-only payments, which may be applied toward educational expenses, such as tuition, lodging and books.

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Scholarships

AFSCME Council 13's Member-Only Scholarship Program will award the following:

A) A total of 48 $500 undergraduate scholarships (6 per District Council).

B) The top 4 of the 48 will be selected to receive an additional $1,000.

C) One additional $500 statewide scholarship for a graduate student.

Eligibility

AFSCME Council 13 members in good standing, their children and grandchildren (as well as grandchildren of RPEP members in good standing) who are full-time students enrolled in an accredited program of higher education are eligible to apply for AFSCME Council 13 Scholarships. Sponsors must be active members at the time that the Scholarship Awards are processed.

How to Apply

A) Complete the Application Form. Please be sure to enter the Social Security Number of the sponsoring AFSCME or RPEP Member.

B) Attach a copy of the student's most recent transcript (high school or college).

C) Attach an essay completed by the student (typewritten, double-spaced, not to exceed two pages) responding to a question.

D) Attach 3 character references who are not family members. Include name, address, phone number and relationship to student.

E) Mail the completed Application Form, transcript, essay and 3 character references so they are received by June 1, to:

AFSCME Council 13 Scholarship Program
4031 Executive Park Drive
Harrisburg, PA 17111-1507

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