AFT Oregon - Carl J. Megel Scholarship (ID 1182)
- Start Date:
- Thank you for inquiring about the Carl J. Megel Scholarship of $1,000,
awarded to an AFT-Oregon member’s child or grandchild who is graduating
from high school and is enrolling in an accredited higher education institution.
Award will be presented at the AFT-Oregon convention, April 13, Sunriver,
Carl J. Megel was president of the American Federation of Teachers from
1952 to 1964, an early period of tremendous growth and activity. He began as
a teacher during the 1920s in a rural one-room school. There he taught grades
one through six for $45 a month. He began his union work in the 1930s when
he was elected as an officer of the Chicago Teachers Union.
- AFT-Oregon AFT AFL-CIO
- AFT-Oregon Scholarship Program - Carl J Megel Scholarship
- 7035 SW Hampton Street
- Contact Notes:
- RETURN APPLICATION TO:
AFT-Oregon Scholarship Program - Carl J. Megel Scholarship
AFT-Oregon, AFT, AFL-CIO
7035 SW Hampton Street
Tigard, Oregon 97223
- Program eligibility:
Must be AFT-Oregon member’s child or grandchild. (“Fair Share” payers are not members)
2013 Graduating high school senior
Enrolling in an accredited higher education or trade program during the 2013-14
PLEASE NOTE: AFT Local 5017 (OFNHP) is classified as a Regional Council; and Local 6732 (OSEA) is considered a direct affiliate of AFT. Neither are AFT-Oregon affiliates, and dependents of these Locals are not eligible.
- Special Criteria:
- Instructions and checklist:
Please complete the Application Form, the Writing Assignment, and provide at
least two References and your most recent Transcript.
_____ Application form. Complete all questions on both sides of form. Leave
a question blank only if not applicable and indicate by inserting "n/a." Sign the
application and attach your transcripts.
_____ Writing assignment. Complete the assignment as directed. Don’t forget
the certification of original composition.
_____ References. You must provide at least two. References should be an
adult who knows you well and can attest to your outstanding qualities. Provide
your references with a stamped envelope addressed to AFT-Oregon, and
remind them of the postmark deadline.
_____ Transcripts. Attach a copy of your most recent high school transcript to
_____ Deadline. Return completed forms to: AFT-Oregon Scholarship
Program, 7035 SW Hampton St., Tigard, OR 97223. All parts of your
application must be postmarked by JANUARY 31, 2013. If delivered by other
than the U.S. Mail, all materials must be received in the AFT-Oregon office by
5:00 P.M., JANUARY 31, 2013. Late materials will not be considered.