2011 FEEA and Richard N. Brown Memorial Scholarship Application Deadline Just One Month Away; Apply Now!
This is a reminder that all applications for the 2011 FEEA and Richard N. Brown Memorial Scholarships must be postmarked by one month from today – March 25th – in order to be considered.
Applicants for the Richard N. Brown Memorial Scholarship must be a NFFE-IAM member in good standing or a spouse or child of a member in good standing. The applicant or the applicant’s sponsoring federal employee must have at least three (3) years of civilian federal service by August 31, 2011. Applicants must have a GPA of 3.0 or higher and some form of community service. Dependant applicants should be full-time students, while employee applicants may be part-time students. All applicants must be accepted into an accredited degree program. This year, two $1,000 scholarships will be awarded to qualified NFFE members or family members.
Submitting an application will also automatically register applicants for hundreds of other FEEA scholarships. Each year, the Federal Employee Education & Assistance Fund awards more than 400 scholarships to students across the country and around the world. Last year, 14% of the eligible students who applied received awards. Federal employees made up 6.5% of our overall applicant pool in 2010. 24 of the 211 federal employees who applied won scholarships worth $33,750 and the family members of feds received $454,700.
For frequently asked questions about the application process, click here. Also, avoid commonly made mistakes by reviewing the application tip sheet.
If you wish to contribute to the Richard N. Brown Memorial Scholarship Fund, click here and select “Richard N. Brown Memorial Scholarship Fund” under the Gift Designation menu. Your contributions will ensure that Rick’s legacy of selfless stewardship of federal employees will continue for years to come.