The American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees (AFSCME), the largest trade union of public employees in the United States, offers a scholarship for current and retired participating members from the United States, Puerto Rico, Guam, and the U.S. Virgin Islands and Canada, and their spouses and dependent children. Applicants are awarded based on academic ability, social awareness, financial need, and appreciation of labor, and may attend a college, university, trade, or technical school.
Eligible Grade Levels:
College Freshman, College Sophomore, College Junior, College Senior, Graduate Student, Law Student, Medical Student
No residency requirement
January 31 (annually)
Please note that scholarship deadlines often change, so make sure to check the scholarship sponsor’s website for up-to-date deadlines.