Each year, the United Federation of Teachers (UFT) awards $1 million in scholarships to New York City high school seniors who show academic promise and are financially eligible through our Albert Shanker College Scholarship Fund. The deadline this school year to apply for a $5,000 scholarship has been extended to Monday, Feb. 1.
Detailed information about the Shanker scholarships is posted on the UFT website. If your child is a graduating senior, encourage them to apply!
Students can send their completed application and required documentation either by the US Postal Service to the
UFT Albert Shanker Scholarship Fund
52 Broadway, New York, NY 10004
or electronically to Simone.Lewis@uftwf.org.
Eligible andidates must be accepted in a full-time, matriculated, degree-granting program at an accredited college or university.
Please share with your friends, family and networks. Encourage your high school seniors to apply.