Dear Flight Attendants:
Each year, the Association of Flight Attendants Scholarship Fund awards a scholarship to a dependent of an active AFA member in good standing who is seeking to further her/his education at an accredited college or university. The recipient of this scholarship will receive the cost of tuition, room, board and reasonable book expense, up to a maximum of $5,000 for one year. Any recipient may reapply for this scholarship each year until graduation up to a maximum of four years.
More information about the scholarship fund including the required application form and instructions are available from the AFA International website at http://www.afacwa.org/scholarships. The postmark deadline for applications for this year’s scholarship is April 10.
The CWA Joe Beirne Foundation Scholarship is also available to dependents of AFA-CWA members. Information and the application form for this scholarship can be found on the CWA website at http://www.cwa-union.org/pages/beirne. The deadline for this year’s Beirne Scholarship is April 30.
Any questions regarding the AFA Scholarship Fund can be directed to your LEC Officers. Contact information for your LEC Officers can be found on alaskamec.org then by selecting your base from the local council menu.
Your MEC – Jeffrey Peterson, Brian Palmer, Yvette Gesch, Becky Strachan, Laura Masserant, Cathy Gwynn and Sandra Morrow