Membership Has its Benefits!
If you are a member of AFGE, you and members of your family are eligible for scholarship assistance from AFGE and from Union Privilege. Also available to all federal employees and their childeren is the Federal Education and Asssitance Fund (FEEA) scholarship.
John N. Sturdivant (JNS) served as President of the AFGE from 1988 to 1997. He strongly believed in the role of education in empowering union members and their families to become effective leaders – in the workplace, in the union, and in the community. To celebrate John’s legacy, and to honor his commitment to building a better life for all AFGE members and their dependents, the AFGE National Executive Board has established the JNS Family Scholarship. Applications are accepted each year from January until the last Friday in March.
JNS Family Scholarship
Beginning in January and ending in March, AFGE members and their dependents will be eligible to apply for the John N. Sturdivant (JNS) Family Scholarships. Twenty five scholarships of $2000 each will be awarded for AFGE members and dependents who are enrolled in an accredited institution or in a course of study leading to a 2-year, 4-year, or graduate degree. The JNS Family Scholarships are administered by the Federal Employee Education and Assistance Fund (FEEA). (Applications are accepted each year from January through March. Click here for an application.)
Congratulations to the following 2014 JNS Family Scholarship Recipients!
|Last Name||First Name||District||Agency||Student|
|PICKERAL||ROBERT||2||DOL||ROBERT PICKERAL, JR|
|SOMBOONLAKANA||DONNA||2||Air Force||ASIAMAE SOMBOONLAKANA|
|DECKER||ANDY||10||Air Force||M’KINNA DECKER|
|GRUNDY||KAREN||10||Air Force||EMMA GRUNDY|
In addition to the FEEA’s administration of the JNS Family Scholarships as described above, FEEA awards its own scholarships to Federal employees. For an application, visit the FEEA website or click here.
Union Plus Scholarships
The Union Plus Scholarship Program is offered through the Union Plus Education Foundation with one-time awards from $500 to $4,000. The deadline to submit an application is January 31st of each year. Winners are announced by the following June. Only winners are notified. For more information, visit the Union Plus Education Services website.
For additional information please contact the AFGE Field Services and Education Department at 202-639-6406 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org.