Robert G. Porter Scholars Program-AFT Members

🏆 Available: 10
💰 $1,000
⏳ 03/31

Scholarship Description

To honor Robert G. Porter, the secretary-treasurer of the American Federation of Teachers from 1963 to 1991, the AFT awards implementation grants of $1,000 each to 10 accomplished AFT members who seek to implement ideas for their union about the role union members can play in collectively reclaiming the promise of a more just society for all. Porter was a union activist who dedicated his life to championing the rights of working people, promoting civil rights and ensuring that the union was a vehicle for enabling the growth of members’ ability to achieve justice.

Eligibility Requirements

  • Award is available to U.S. citizens

Application Requirements

  • Application form required
  • Essay required

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Donor: American Federation of Teachers

Union of public and professional employees, including public, private, and charter school teachers, paraprofessionals and school-related personnel (PSRPs), higher education faculty and professionals, nurses, employees of state and local governments.