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AMU Student Scholarships

March 6th, 2019

Supporting our students to succeed in college, leadership and life!

The Asociacion de Maestros Unidos is driven by a desire to foment transformative change in our communities through the radical power of education. Oriented by our fight for social justice as educators, we are proud to be a part of this fight in our classrooms and partners in our students' education beyond our classrooms. 

That is why all 600 of our teachers and counselors who choose to be AMU members have given a piece of every one of their paychecks to make these scholarships possible on an annual basis! 

Read below to find out more about each one of our scholarships, their requirements, and how to apply.

The Mario Alcala STEM Scholarship

The Asociación de Maestros Unidos is proud to offer the Mario Alcalá STEM Scholarship to a student who exhibits a strong passion for the STEM fields. Mario Alcalá is a current educator at Green Dot Public Schools, and has served the Lennox community for 24 years, 20 of which have been through Animo Leadership. He is also an important figure in our organization for having established and served as the founding President of Green Dot’s teacher/counselor Union, the Asociación de Maestros Unidos.

Amount:

  • $1,500

Deadline to Apply:

  • May 10th, 2019

Eligibility Requirements:

  • 2.5 GPA or higher

  • Demonstrable interest in the STEM Fields

  • Current Green Dot Public School CA Student

  • Will be attending a college in the US in 2019-2020

  • Recommender form from a Green Dot teacher/counselor/admin or STEM adviser/leader of an STEM organization/club student participated in) (download here)

The Angela Y. Davis Social Justice Scholarship

The Asociación de Maestros Unidos is proud to offer the Angela Y. Davis Social Justice Scholarship to a student leader who works both in the classroom and in the community to build a better and more just society. AMU recognizes and values the work of our young students for whom social justice is a way of life and a calling. With this scholarship, AMU honors one’s dedication to equality and social justice, pillars of our Union and our evolving, diverse world.

Amount:

  • $1,500

Deadline to Apply:

  • May 10th, 2019

Eligibility Requirements:

  • 2.5 GPA or higher

  • Demonstrable interest in social justice causes, actions and advocacy (pursuing a career in advocacy, member of a social justice themed club on or off campus, volunteer experience at non-profit organizations, participation at protest/rallies, etc.)

  • Current Green Dot Public School CA Student

  • Will be attending a college in the US in 2019-2020

  • Recommender form from a Green Dot teacher/counselor/admin or from an adviser/leader of an organization/club student participated in) (download here)

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