The Annual AFL-CIO Scholarship and Labor Education Program is in its 62nd year. Through the program, the Massachusetts AFL-CIO and affiliated unions are proud to award financial resources to high school students pursuing trade union programs or college/university study. The Massachusetts AFL-CIO administers half a million dollars of scholarship awards on behalf of unions and labor councils throughout the state. Individual awards range from $500 to $16,000.
Key Dates for 2020 October 2019:
Online applications are open! Click here to apply. Once a student registers they must inform their high school guidance office that they intend to take the exam.
December 1, 2019: Scholarship study guide and interactive website will be available from this page.
December 20, 2019: Last day to apply. All applications must be received by 5pm to be eligible to take the scholarship exam.
February 10, 2020: Scholarship exam is administered at high schools across Massachusetts.