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UA Scholarship Fund Information - (2/17/2020)

UA Scholarship Fund Information

 
We are pleased to announce that the United Association Scholarship Trust Fund is gearing up for the 2020-2021 academic year scholarship awards. Up to 112 scholarships totaling as much as $222,000 will be awarded this year, including 106 for students pursuing undergraduate studies and up to six for students pursuing graduate studies. Scholarships range from $1,500 to $5,000 each. Generally, dependents of UA members who are pursuing a post-high school education at an accredited college or university may apply for a scholarship (please see eligibility requirements and award criteria in the detailed instructions found with the application). The deadline for submitting applications is June 7, 2020.

Applications are exclusively accepted electronically through https://uascholarshipfund.communityforce.com/ Beginning February 15, potential applicants can check that website and click on the "Login" icon at the top right corner for additional instructions to access and submit applications. Upon logging in, users should be sure to click on the scholarship titled 2020 United Association Scholarship.

Awards will primarily be based on academic achievement and potential, personal achievement, and community involvement. Financial need may also be considered. Scholarships will be awarded without regard to race, color, religion, sex or national origin. Applications will be judged by an independent and impartial Selection Committee, comprised of distinguished members of the community. The Selection Committee may request information concerning the financial circumstances of applicants and use this information in the award of scholarships. Also, note that because UA scholarships do not automatically renew each year, receiving an award in one year does not guarantee you awards in future years.
In addition, six scholarships will be given to "Second Chance" awardees. Those selected will be students whose academic achievement is not the best in their region, but rather students who demonstrate that they want another chance at an education that will help them get a good paying job.

We would like to thank everyone for supporting the Fund, and look forward to awarding our next round of scholarships to our deserving UA students.


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