Scholarships

A variety of union scholarships are available to AFSCME members, their children, and grandchildren of RPEP (Retired Public Employees of Pennsylvania) members. Included are the following:

AFSCME/UNCF Union Scholars Program

Opens 10/1; Closes 2/28
College sophomores and juniors of color meeting the United Negro College Fund’s eligibility requirements can compete for a 10-week summer organizing position, a stipend of up to $4,000, and an academic scholarship of up to $5,000.

AFSCME Council 13 Scholarship Program

Opens 3/1; Closes 6/1

AFSCME Family Scholarship

Closes 12/31
Ten $2,000 annual scholarships to high school seniors for up to 4 years.

Union Plus Scholarship Award

Opens 9/1; closes 1/31; winners announced 5/31.
Annual awards from $500 to $4,000 to members, their spouses and children who have been accepted to college, community college or trade school.

Pennsylvania AFL-CIO Scholarship

Closes 1/31; winners announced in May 2018
Annual scholarships to affiliated union members and their families who are (a) graduating high school seniors, (b) postsecondary students, or (c) attending accredited institutions.

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