Dependents of union members who are high school senior

 

The Annual AFL-CIO Scholarship and Labor Education Program is in its 65th year.

 

Through the program, the Massachusetts AFL-CIO and affiliated unions are proud to award financial resources to high school students pursuing trade union programs or college/university study. ­The Massachusetts AFL-CIO administers half a million dollars of scholarship awards on behalf of unions and labor councils throughout the state. Individual awards range from $500 to $16,000.

Every year AFT Massachusetts awards thousands of dollars in scholarships to eligible high school seniors who are dependents of AFT Massachusetts members. The awards, named in honor of former AFT leaders Kathy Kelley, Albert Shanker and Sandra Feldman, and for long-time AFT Massachusetts field representative Jay Porter, are awarded on the basis of a labor history exam administered by the Massachusetts AFL-CIO<https://massaflcio.org/>.

 

Copy the link to download the MA AFL-CIO Scholarship Information: https://massaflcio.org/scholarshipsKey  

 

Deadline Dates for 2022-2023

 

December 16, 2022: Last day to register. All applications must be received by 5pm to be eligible to take the scholarship exam.

 

February 6, 2023-February 10, 2023: Scholarship exam is administered at high schools across Massachusetts. Schools will administer the exam online within the timeframe provided.Students must check with their exam proctor for testing time and location.In order to be eligible for a scholarship, students must be a senior in high school and take the Labor History Exam.

 

The Massachusetts AFL-CIO publishes a Labor History Study Guide, which covers a broad range of the history of working people organizing for justice in the United States.

Interactive Labor History Study Guide

Big Y Scholarship Programs
 

2023 Application window is open. Apply now!  Deadline to Apply: February 1st, 2023

Who Is Eligible: • Big Y scholarships are available to high school seniors, undergraduates, graduates, community college; and nontraditional (not traditional college age) students. Big Y customers and their dependents and Big Y employees and their dependents are eligible • To be eligible, a student’s permanent residence, or school, must be located in Massachusetts or Connecticut (All employees are eligible regardless of residence)

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