Apply for a Full Scholarship from Grantham University

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This benefit is only available to members of AFGE. If you are a member of AFGE, please login to the Members Only section. If you are not a member, but would like to find out how to become one, please visit the Join AFGE section.

Apply online from June 16, 2018 until September 11, 2018 for this year's award

Each year, an AFGE member is awarded a full scholarship to Grantham University. The scholarship, valued at $36,000, will cover tuition costs, required textbooks, software, and fees for the recipient to earn an undergraduate or graduate degree. Each scholarship will also include a laptop computer provided by AFGE.

Scholarship Qualifications:

To qualify, applicants must:

  1. Be an AFGE dues paying member in good standing.
  2. Meet the University's minimum admissions requirements.
  3. 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.

Awardee Selection:

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.


Toll-free Benefits Line:
(888) 844-2343

Programs are subject to change.

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