Gerald W. McEntee Scholarship

Application Information

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Amount Awarded


Application Deadline

January 31

Awarded By

American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees

Award Amount

$5,000 annually, non-renewable. Previous recipients are not eligible to reapply.


One award offered annually.

Additional Information

Awarded in honor of former AFSCME Pres. Jerry McEntee, this scholarship is provided to students who best exemplifiexemplify President McEntee’s commitment to strengthening our union through organizing, building political power for working families, defending workers’ rights, and supporting public services. President McEntee served at the helm of AFSCME for 31 years and grew our union to 1.6 million members while helping defeat efforts to privatize Social Security and change Medicare. Selection will be made by a panel of post-secondary educators.

Deadline Info

Application instructions and additional information about this award are available on the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees (AFSCME) website. To be considered for this sc ... sign up for full scholarship deadline information.

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