2022 Scholarships Available!


Since 1988 the AFT 2026 Faculty and Staff Memorial Scholarship Fund has invested in our students’ futures while honoring our CCP colleagues who have died. Beginning this year, the Scholarship Fund will aim to support CCP students preparing for careers in social justice or transferring to other institutions to continue their studies in related fields. Students can use a Memorial Scholarship award to pay for textbooks, tuition, or basic living expenses.

In order to be eligible, an applicant must be a current CCP student who:

  • has a demonstrated commitment to a social justice issue

  • has earned at least 30 college credits by January 1, 2022

  • holds a cumulative GPA of at least 2.5

  • plans to continue studying at CCP or elsewhere in the 2022-2023 academic year

Social justice is a broad term that includes but is not limited to study, activism, or employment related to:

racial justice issues

gender equality

LGBTQ+ rights

immigration and migrant justice

climate change and climate justice

food and housing insecurity

public health

educational equity

anti-violence work

criminal justice reform

This year, the Memorial Scholarship Committee will award $7,500 in scholarships, with each award being at least $1,500.

Materials needed to apply:

  • A statement of purpose that shares your past and present involvement in social justice causes, your academic and career goals, and how a Memorial Scholarship will help you to meet those goals.

  • Your unofficial CCP transcript

  • A resume

  • A letter of recommendation from one of your professors

Submit Your Completed Application Here by April 15, 2022

Applications are considered without regard to the immigration status of the applicant

AFFIRMATIVE ACTION STATEMENT: The Faculty and Staff Federation is committed to the principles of equal educational opportunity for all persons. The Federation Memorial Scholarship Fund is administered without regard to color, ancestry, creed, national or ethnic origin, age, sexual orientation/preference, religion, sex, disability or status as a disabled veteran or veteran of the Vietnam Era in the evaluation process and the presentation of awards, in accordance with all local, state, and federal statutes and regulations.