Robert G. Porter Scholars Program

Application Information

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Amount Awarded


Application Deadline

March 31

Awarded By

American Federation of Teachers

Award Amount

$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.

Additional Information

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.

Deadline Info

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.

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