Union scholarships open doors to endless possibilities

Posted Jan. 9, 2020 by

It's that time of year when a lot of parents and students start thinking about and planning for higher education and ask, how can I afford to send my child or even myself to college?

Thankfully your union is here to help! OCSEA's Les Best Scholarship program offers up to $12,000 in college funding awards per year for OCSEA members, their spouses and their dependents. Don't let this opportunity pass you by. Download your application and start the process TODAY at The deadline to apply is April 30, 2020 and will be here before we know it. These scholarships are only available for OCSEA dues-paying members and their families.

And, in case you missed it, the AFSCME Family Scholarship deadline has been extended to January 15, 2020. AFSCME is your national union and any OCSEA dues-paying member can apply. Each year the AFSCME Family Scholarship Program provides ten $2,000 scholarships to graduating high school seniors that will be renewed for $2,000 each year for a maximum of four years, provided the student remains enrolled in a full-time course of study. Apply now HERE.