Apply online from April 1, 2020 until September 1, 2020 for this year's award.
Each year, an AFGE member is awarded a full scholarship to Grantham University. The scholarship, which will cover tuition costs, required textbooks, software, and fees for the recipient to earn a certificate, undergraduate or graduate degree. Each scholarship will also include a laptop computer provided by AFGE.
To qualify, applicants must:
- Be an AFGE dues paying member in good standing.
- Meet the University's minimum admissions requirements.
- Submit an essay of 1,000 words or less describing your relationship with the union and the labor movement, how it has personally affected your life, and why you believe you are a good choice for a union scholarship.
The scholarship recipient will be selected by the Grantham University scholarship committee. Selection criteria include academic ability, financial need and essay submission.
The scholarship recipient must maintain good academic standing and remain continuously enrolled, as defined in the Grantham University Catalog, to maintain scholarship eligibility. Courses outside of the degree program may be taken, but at the expense of the scholarship recipient. Grantham University will make three attempts to award the scholarship. If the first, second or third place candidates decline the scholarship, Grantham will not award the scholarship for that current year.