In 1987, the Federal Employee Education & Assistance Fund (FEEA) established a scholarship program for children and grandchildren of federal employees. NARFE became a member of FEEA’s board of directors in 1997, and the following year, NARFE’s National Executive Board authorized the creation of a scholarship fund open to the children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren of NARFE members, the NARFE-FEEA Scholarship Awards Program, supported by NARFE members and administered by FEEA. A total of $1,029,000 has been awarded to the children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren of NARFE members (as of 2016).
In 2016, delegates at the 34th Biennial NARFE National Convention in Reno, NV, voted to name the NARFE-FEEA Scholarship Awards Program after Steve Bauer, outgoing executive director of FEEA. The resolution cited Bauer's efforts in guiding the establishment of an organization that provides a way for federal employees to help other federal employees.
The competition is open to high school seniors only. Sixty winners will be chosen. Each will receive a one-time award of $1,000.
2016 NARFE Scholarship Winners Selected!
Congratulations to the winners of this year's competition!
Click here to see the list. (Note: Winners are listed according the region in which the sponsor lives.)
The list will be published in the December issue of narfe magazine.
The next program will run February 1 - April 28, 2017. Watch this page and your February issue of narfe magazine for the application.
Click here for a copy of the NARFE-FEEA Steve Bauer Scholarship Awards Program brochure (publication F-105). For additional information, please email email@example.com.
To make a tax-deductible contribution to the NARFE-FEEA Scholarship Program, checks should be made payable to NARFE-FEEA Scholarship Fund and mailed to:
NARFE Scholarship Awards
3333 S. Wadsworth Blvd.
Lakewood, CO 80227
To donate by credit card, call 800-323-4140 or click here.
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