The American Federation of Teachers Black Caucus Scholarship is available for high school seniors who are currently applying for admission to an accredited college or university in the United States for Fall 2011. Scholarship recipients will receive a certificate of merit and a financial award of $1,500.
To be eligible for the American Federation of Teachers Black Caucus Scholarship:
- You must be a resident of New York City;
- You must be a high school senior of a New York State public school with a minimum 2.5 cumulative GPA on a 4.0 scale (or the equivalent);
- You must be in pursuit of a career in education/public service;
- You must be able to demonstrate improvement in your academic performance and personal achievement.
The applicant must submit a completed application packet (including attached essay response) postmarked no later than April 29, 2011 to:
AFT Black Caucus Scholarship Trust
P.O. Box 636
Westchester Square Station
BRONX, NY 10461
Those interested may email a request to The Office of Council Member Letitia James at firstname.lastname@example.org.