December 20, 2018

DEADLINE FEB 21 - MEA SCHOLARSHIP

Michigan Educational Association Scholarship

Deadline:  February 21st

Description:  Last year, MEA awarded 43 scholarships totaling $47,250 ($1,500 scholarships to 20 new winners and $750 scholarships to 23 returning college students).  Scholarship amounts for 2019 are not yet determined.

Eligibility:
  • Dependent of an MEA member or MEA-Retired member in good standing
  • Graduate of a Michigan public high school or private high school that has an MEA bargaining unit
  • Will attend a Michigan public community/junior college, four year degree granting institution, or a vocational training institution that grants a degree, certification or license.  Those attending the following private institutions ONLY will also be eligible: Adrian College, Albion College, Baker College - Flint/Owosso, University of Detroit-Mercy, and Finlandia University.
  • Children of MEA officers, fund trustees, and MEA staff are not eligible.
Selection Criteria - Priority given on the basis of:
  • Academic achievement
  • Extracurricular activities
  • School/community service

For scholarship application go to:  www.mea.org/mea-scholarship.  The application can be typed into, saved and then printed for signature to be mailed with the required documentation.