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    William C. Doherty Scholarship Fund

    Offered by National Association of Letter Carriers

    Reviewed by Brian GeigerLast updated Aug 2, 2023
    5 awards worth

    $4,000

    Grade level

    High School Senior

    Expected deadline:

    This scholarship might not currently be accepting applications. Most scholarship programs only accept applications a few months ahead of their annual deadline. We’ve estimated this deadline based on last year’s deadline in order to help you plan out your scholarship applications.

    December 2024

    Scholarship Overview

    The William C. Doherty Scholarship Fund, in honor of the National Association of Letter Carriers’ president from 1941 to 1962, awards scholarships to children of NALC members in good standing, active, retired, or deceased. Stepchildren and grandchildren are eligible if they live with the letter carrier in a regular parent-child relationship. Applicants must be high school seniors when completing their application and must submit the application form, signed by the NALC member and an officer of the member’s NALC branch. To apply, students must print and fill out the scholarship’s preliminary application form. They must also take the Scholastic Assessment Test (SAT) or the American College Test (ACT) in either their junior or senior year. The scholarship is to be used toward pursuing an undergraduate degree at an accredited college of the recipient’s choice.

    About National Association of Letter Carriers

    The National Association of Letter Carriers is the sole representative of city delivery letter carriers employed by the U.S. Postal Service.

    Eligibility information

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

    Grade Level

    High School Senior

    Application information

    Applicants must submit a completed application, their SAT or ACT score, and the below application materials.

    Academic transcript

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    Is this scholarship restricted by institution type?

    Yes, this scholarship is restricted for use at four-year colleges.

    Is this scholarship renewable?

    Yes, the William C. Doherty Scholarship Fund is renewable.

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