American Federation of Teachers
$2,000 annually, renewable for three additional years. For continuing scholarship qualification, recipients are expected to maintain a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.75, as reflected in the annual transcript required, and must show continuing enrollment and satisfactory progress toward a degree.
The number of awards offered varies annually. This year, four awards will be offered.
Robert G. Porter Scholars Program monies may be used only at institutions that are accredited to offer postsecondary degrees or certificates by an accrediting agency certified for that purpose by the U.S. Department of Education. No AFT state or local staff members may apply.
Applications are available on the American Federation of Teachers (AFT) website. In addition to a completed application, the applicant must also include the following: an essay of 500 words or less ... sign up for full scholarship deadline information.