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AFSCME/UNCF Union Scholars Program

American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees (AFSCME)

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Scholarship Overview

This is a scholarship program. If selected, applicants will be awarded a ten-week summer field placement during which they will participate in a union organizing campaign. To qualify for this scholarship program, applicants must be college sophomores or juniors with a minimum 2.5 GPA. Applicants must be students of color, including African Americans, Hispanics, Asians, Pacific Islanders, Native Alaskans, and American Indians. This scholarship is open to students with any of the following majors: ethnic studies, women's studies, labor studies, American studies, sociology, anthropology, history, political science, psychology, social work, economics, or public policy. Applicants must demonstrate an interest in working for social and economic justice through the labor movement and have a valid driver's license. Applicants will receive a scholarship upon successful performance.

How easy is it to apply?

Grueling

This scholarship's application process may include long-term projects, contest entries or some other very time-intensive process.

How much competition is there?

Average

The competition for this scholarship will be average.

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Details

Deadline: Feb 28
The deadline for this scholarship has passed.
Average Award: $5,000

Requirements

GPA: Is this you?
  • 2.5
Class Year: Is this you?
  • College sophomore
  • College junior
Area Of Study: Is this you?
  • AREA, ETHNIC, CULTURAL, GENDER, AND GROUP STUDIES
  • BUSINESS, MANAGEMENT, MARKETING, AND RELATED SUPPORT SERVICES
  • HISTORY
  • PSYCHOLOGY
  • PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION AND SOCIAL SERVICE PROFESSIONS
  • SOCIAL SCIENCES
Ethnicity: Is this you?
  • African American
  • American Indian or Native Alaskan
  • Asian or Pacific Islander
  • Hispanic/Latino
  • Other
More Requirements:
    Must demonstrate an interest in working for social and economic justice through the labor movement.

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