Scholarships may be awarded to graduating high school Seniors of active AFSCME Local 1624 members enrolling in a University, College, Junior College or Trade School in the 2017 Fall semester.
Of the scholarship awards granted, one will be reserved for applicants to an accredited trade school. If there are no trade school applicants, then it will be available for another University or College applicant.
Only one (1) applicant per family will be selected.
The scholarship will be payable to the awardees chosen university upon proof of enrollment in the fall semester of the year the award is granted.
Application deadline is Thursday, April 30th 2017. Applications should be delivered to the AFSCME Local 1624 office located at 1812 Centre Creek, #310 Austin, TX 78754. Mailed applications must be postmarked by Friday, May 1st 2015. Please be sure to include your sealed school transcript with your application.
AFSCME Scholarship Committee will review all applications and will conduct interviews of all eligible applicants on May 4th 2017
AFSCME Local 1624 Scholarships
Looking for additional scholarship opportunities? AFSCME’s national headquarters offers a variety of scholarships and financial assistance to both union members and their families. For more information, please visit http://www.afscme.org/members/scholarships
AFSCME Local 1624 has a long-standing practice of providing financial assistance to children of our union members to pursue higher education. Our scholarship program has been enhanced in recent years to provide additional assistance to our growing membership. This year, our Local will award five $1500 scholarships to graduating high school seniors of active members. The 2017 Scholarship applications are available for download in PDF or Word format below. Call the AFSCME office at 512-477-5544 if you have questions about the application.