Council 4 Announces 2021 Education Scholarships

To recognize the extraordinary efforts of our members and to foster unionism, Council 4 is offering continuing education assistance in the form of a $2,000 per year scholarship for up to four years (max $8,000) to dependents of Council 4 members and retirees.  Each year, the Council 4 Scholarship Committee will select two students to award a $2,000 scholarship that will be paid to the school of the winners.  Winners are eligible for up to four consecutive years by doing a brief presentation to the executive board.

Who is eligible:

  • Graduating High School Seniors who are admitted (or will soon be admitted) to schools of higher education, trade program or other training/education of continuing education.
  • Parents/stepparents/legal guardians of students must be in Good Standing within AFSCME Council 4.
  • Grandchildren who are under direct legal custody of a member in Good Standing.
  • The children of retirees who are in Good Standing.

Application Process:

Applicants will complete an application form and must submit a typed 300-to-500-word essay describing the role the Union has played in their life.

Deadlines:

Applications will be accepted through 5:00 PM on May 21, 2021 via email to Megan Batchelder at [email protected]

Winners will be announced by June 25th. If you have any questions, please contact Megan Batchelder at (860) 224-4000.

Click here for application form
Click here for scholarship flyer

In solidarity,
Council 4 Scholarship Committee: Bernie Bombardier, Betsey Grady, Ed Hawthorne, Jody Barr; Marybeth Kaczynski-Hill; Ruby Blackmon, Wayne Wysocki