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Offered by National Association of Letter Carriers
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.
The National Association of Letter Carriers is the sole representative of city delivery letter carriers employed by the U.S. Postal Service.
This scholarship is open to students meeting the below eligibility criteria.
High School Senior
Applicants must submit a completed application, their SAT or ACT score, and the below application materials.
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