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American Postal Workers Union (APWU) Vocational Scholarship

Offered by American Postal Workers Union (APWU)

Reviewed by Lisa FreedlandLast updated Jan 9, 2024
Multiple awards worth up to


Grade level

High School Senior

Application deadline:

May 31, 2024

Scholarship Overview

Are you a high school senior whose guardian or grandparent is a current or a former member of the American Postal Workers Union (APWU)? Better yet, are you looking to attend an undergraduate institution and need some help paying off those expenses? If so, you might want to consider applying for the American Postal Workers Union (APWU) Vocational Scholarship! Each year, recipients are awarded up to $3,000 for specialized training in a variety of fields including culinary arts, medical or dental assistance, electronics, real estate, automotive, IT/computer education, cosmetology, massage therapy, and more. Eligible programs can be of a nine-month to three-year duration. If you fit the criteria, can write a great essay, and believe in the importance of unions, we encourage you to apply!

Eligibility information

This scholarship is open to students meeting the below eligibility criteria.

Grade Level

High School Senior


U.S. Citizens

Minimum GPA


Academic Interest

Computer Science, HVAC Mechanics, Medicine, Cosmetology, Culinary Arts, Dental Health/Services, Real Estate


Applicants must be the child, grandchild, stepchild, or legally adopted child of a current, retired, or deceased APWU member.

Application information

To apply for this scholarship, submit an application form and the below application materials before the deadline.


Academic transcript

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Scholarship FAQ

Is this scholarship open to international students?

No, this scholarship is only open to U.S. Citizens.

Who should I contact with any questions about this scholarship?

For any questions regarding this scholarship application, please contact American Postal Workers Union (APWU) at [email protected].

Is this scholarship renewable?

Yes, the American Postal Workers Union (APWU) Vocational Scholarship is renewable.

Where can I find help writing my scholarship essay?

For help writing the essay component of this scholarship application, check out our guides How to Write a Winning Scholarship Essay and How to Start a Scholarship Essay (With Examples).

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