About the Scholarship

The students who are members or whose parents or guardians are members of the local unions affiliated to the local Central Labor Council and the Texas AFL-CIO are awarded the Texas AFL-CIO Scholarship.

The high school senior students must be planning to enroll in a university, college or technical school while being a recipient of the scholarship.


Texas AFL-CIO Scholarship Awards

  • The recipients receive a scholarship amount of $1500 per year.

  • The scholarship awards are determined by the scholarship committee based on the eligibility criteria.

  • The scholarship is non-renewable.

  • The scholarship awards will be sent directly to the educational institution the recipient is enrolled in.


Texas AFL-CIO Scholarship Applications

  • Recipients of the scholarship are selected based on the financial need, academic and extracurricular achievements, participation in community service and labor movements.

  • The application must be duly signed by the union officer and a parent or guardian of the applicant.

  • The applicant must include an official school transcript and other required documents along with the application form.


Texas AFL-CIO Scholarship Application Deadline

The application must be completed and postmarked by 31st January. Any application submitted past the deadline will not be considered.


Eligibility Criteria

  • The applicants should be local union members or member's children.

  • The legal guardian of the applicant must be members of local unions that are affiliated by the Texas AFL-CIO and the local Central Labor Council.

  • The applicants must be high school seniors planning to pursue an education in a university, college or a technical institute.