What is the ACE-AFSCME Local 2250, AFL-CIO Scholarship Program?
We are pleased to announce the establishment of a Scholarship Program available to children of active ACE-AFSCME Local 2250 members. Under this program, two ((2) $1,000.00 scholarships will be awarded annually to the two (2) winners selected from the applicants ($1,000 per winner) who meet the eligibility requirements. Once awarded, the scholarship will be renewed for $1,000.00 each year for a maximum of four years, provided the student remains enrolled in a full-time course of study.
A group of distinguished Prince George's County citizens forms the Scholarship Selection Committee. This independent committee has the task of choosing the scholarship recipient.
Who is eligible for a scholarship?
Any graduating high school senior who is a daughter or son of an active ACE-AFSCME Local 2250 member, and who intends to enroll in a full-time accredited college or university, junior college, or trade school is eligible to apply for a scholarship. The scholarship may be used for any field of study.
How does an eligible student apply?
To apply for the Michael W. Mooney Scholarship Fund, an eligible student must do the following:
1) Fill out and send in the " Michael W. Mooney Scholarship Fund of ACE-AFSCME Local 2250, AFL-CIO Official Application Form";
2) Write an essay, not to exceed 1,000 words, on the subject: "What ACE-AFSCME Local 2250 Has Meant to Our Family";
3) Have the high school complete and send in the "ACE-AFSCME Local 2250, AFL-CIO Michael W. Mooney Scholarship Fund High School Report";
4) Submit a high school transcript;
5) Provide information regarding a parent's ACE-AFSCME Local 2250 membership.
How can a member request an application?
To request application forms for the scholarship program, any interested ACE-AFSCME Local 2250 member or his or her child should write, call or e-mail:
ACE-AFSCME Local 2250, AFL-CIO
Michael W. Mooney Scholarship Fund
3231 Superior Lane, Suite A3
Bowie, Maryland 20715
What is the deadline for applications?
Completed applications from high school seniors must be postmarked no later than June 15th. Applications postmarked after June 15th will not be accepted.
When will the selection be made?
The Scholarship Selection Committee will thoroughly examine all the application materials submitted by each scholarship applicant.
Basing its decision on the entire record of each applicant, the selection committee will then choose the scholarship recipient and announce the winner by August 8th. The applicant will be notified in writing of the outcome of the selection process.
_____ Official Application Form (PDF)
_____ Essay: "What ACE-AFSCME Local 2250 Has Meant to Our Family"
_____ High School Report Form (PDF)
_____ High School Transcript
_____ Information regarding a parent's ACE-AFSCME Local 2250 Membership
_____ Two Recommendations
NOTE: For an applicant to be considered, he or she must have submitted ALL the items on the checklist