Federal Employee Education & Assistance Fund Scholarship

DEADLINE: Wednesday, March 25, 2020 at 3:00pm EDT
Website: https://feea.org/our-programs/scholarships/
Scholarship Awards: Scholarships range between $1,000 and $5,000 for one year of academic study at an accredited college or university. The scholarship is not renewable, however, applicants may apply every year they are eligible, whether or not they have received an award in the past. The majority of scholarships are awarded for undergraduate study, with occasional awards for graduate study. Scholarship winners should refer to IRS publication 970 for more information on any potential tax implications of scholarships: https://www.irs.gov/formspubs/about-publication-970 . Scholarship funds may be used for tuition and fees only.
Individuals Eligible for Scholarships:
a. Children or legal dependents under the age of 25 of full- or part-time permanent federal civilian or postal employees. Blacks in Government (BIG) federal employee members may also sponsor a grandchild.
b. Spouses of full- or part-time permanent civilian federal or postal employees.
c. Full- or part-time permanent civilian federal or postal employees.
d. Children or grandchildren of members of the National Active and Retired Federal
Employees Association (NARFE).
The FEEA Scholarship competition is for those attending or planning to attend an accredited institution for higher learning for an undergraduate or graduate degree or certificate.
Federal employees, either applying directly or serving as a sponsor, must be employed with the federal government for more than three years as of the scholarship application deadline.
Applicants will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, gender, religion, disability, sexual orientation, or gender identity.
Applicants must have a 3.0 or higher cumulative, unweighted grade point average.