March 4, 2020
AFA International Office
The AFA Scholarship Fund is intended to provide financial assistance to dependents of our active members who will be attending a college or university.
The qualified candidate will be a dependent of an active AFA member in good standing who is seeking to further her/his education at an accredited college or university.
The recipient of this scholarship will receive the cost of tuition, room, board and reasonable book expense, up to a maximum of $5,000 for one year. Any recipient may reapply for this scholarship each year until graduation up to a maximum of four years.
The Scholarship Fund has established some guidelines to be used by students when deciding whether or not to apply for this award. Applicants should:
1. Be ranked in the top 15% of their high school class;
2. Have, or expect to have, excellent SAT or ACT scores;
3. Be able to demonstrate financial need;
4. Write a 300-word essay; and
5. Provide all information required on the application form.
Applications will not be considered unless they are complete with the following:
· Applications must be postmarked by April 10, 2020
AFA Scholarship Fund
PO Box 56
Hartwood, VA 22471-0056
· 3 written references attached
· Transcripts, grades, and SAT/ACT scores must be included
The Joe Beirne Scholarship offered by CWA is available to AFA Members as well as dependents.The deadline for applications for the 2020-2021 school year is April 30, 2020.
The Foundation’s Board of Directors has approved the awarding of sixteen (16) partial college scholarships of $4,000 each for two years. Eligible* for the scholarships are CWA members, their spouses, children, and grandchildren, including the dependents of retired, laid-off, or deceased members. Applications will be available solely online for submission on the Foundation’s website at http://cwa-union.org/beirne-application.
*Please note: The eligibility rules are different than for the AFA Scholarship.
This valuable scholarship program is made possible by the funding of CWA locals.