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6-3-2014
2014 MEA Scholarship Applications

Time is quickly approaching to get your 2014 scholarship requests submitted for your dependents.  Please use the information below to assist you.

 

 

NEW YORK CITY

 
MANAGERIAL EMPLOYEES ASSOCIATION

42 BROADWAY · SUITE 1945 · NEW YORK, NY 10004

TEL:  (212) 964-0035 · FAX: (212) 964-6458

                                                               HOT LINE: (212) 946-1455 · EMAIL: info@nycmea.org

 
 
 

April 1, 2014

 
 
 
Dear MEA Members:
 

The NYC Managerial Employees Association is proud to announce the 2014 Scholarship Program that is open to all MEA members in good standing.

 

The Scholarship Program is offered (one lifetime award to a recipient) as follows:

 

·         Each child/dependent of a parent/guardian of an MEA member in good standing.

 

·         For a currently employed member who is enrolled in an accredited Undergraduate or Graduate Program or enrolled in a Certificate Program which is not funded by his/her New York City agency or by DCAS. Please note that under our new open enrollment policy, currently employed members may submit their applications AT ANY TIME.

 

All applicants must carefully follow the instructions and submit the required documentation as outlined. Please be sure to return your application(s) for your dependent, by the deadline date of July 1, 2014, in order to be considered for an award.

 

Scholarship award winners will be notified by the end of August 2014. Those applicants who are not awarded a scholarship may apply the following year, in accordance with the rules applicable in the new program year.

 

We urge all those who are eligible for each or both programs (when applicable) to apply. If you have any questions, do not hesitate to contact the MEA office.

                                   
                                                                                                           
Sincerely,
 
      

                                                                                                            Joel Fishelson, Chair

                                                                                                  MEA Organization Committee

 
            JF/ss
 
            Enclosures
2014 MEA SCHOLARSHIP AWARDS PROGRAM
For Dependent Children of any MEA members
and for active NYC Managerial Employee MEA Members
 

The NYC Managerial Employees Association is proud to announce its 17th annual higher education Scholarship Awards Program for our members!

 

The following are MEA’s 2014 Scholarship Eligibility Requirements:

 
1. DEPENDENT CHILDREN OF MEA MEMBERS:

                       (up to a $1,500 Scholarship)

1.      Must be the child and dependent of a parent or guardian who is either an active NYC managerial employee and MEA member or a retired MEA member whose payment of MEA dues is up to date as of July 1, 2014.

2.      Must have been accepted for full time enrollment at an accredited college or community college, university, or a graduate school that leads to an Associate Degree, Bachelor Degree or Master’s Degree.

3.      Must meet the eligibility requirement as a dependent of an active or retired member of the NYC Management Benefits Fund.

4.      Must be 24 years old or younger as of July 1, 2014.

5.      Applicant’s child must have never received a scholarship from MEA.

6.      Must obtain signed consent of parent or guardian MEA member.

7.      The following items must be received by the MEA office not later than July 1, 2014.

 

 ** High School Seniors & College students who have not completed one semester:

1. Properly completed scholarship application form

2. Name of school applicant expects to attend in Fall 2014 Semester**

3. Letter of reference from faculty member of your school

4. 250 word essay on your scholastic/life goals and objectives

5. High school transcript
6. Verification of SAT scores
 

** College students who have completed at least one semester:

1. Properly completed scholarship application form

2. Name of school applicant expects to attend in Fall 2014 Semester**

3. Letter of reference from faculty member of your school

4. 250 word essay on your scholastic/life goals and objectives

5. College transcript
6. Verification of GPA
 

** College Seniors & Graduate Students:

              1. Properly completed scholarship application form

                2. Name of school applicant expects to attend in Fall 2014 Semester**

                3. Letter of reference from faculty member of your school

 4. 250 word essay on your scholastic/life goals and objectives

 5. Verifications of GRE’s
 

** Scholarship winners will be required to submit proof of Fall 2014 college or               graduate school registration, before checks can be distributed.

 
 
2014 MEA Scholarship Application
for DEPENDENTS of MEA MEMBERS
Enrolling in a College, Community College, University, or Graduate School
 

1. NAME OF APPLICANT: ____________________________________________         SEX: M___ F____

                                                 LAST                                       FIRST                     M.I.

                                               

2. HAVE YOU EVER RECEIVED A SCHOLARSHIP AWARD FROM MEA?   _______          _______

   (If the answer is yes, you are NOT eligible for an MEA scholarship)                         YES                NO

 

3. PERMANENT ADDRESS: _______________________________________________________________                                               

                                                            ADDRESS                                                    CITY        STATE         ZIP

                          

4. MAILING ADDRESS: ___________________________________________________________________                                               

                                                ADDRESS                                                    CITY        STATE         ZIP

                         

5. TELE. # _____________________________           6. EMAIL: ___________________________________                                               

 
 

7. NAME OF PARENT/GUARDIAN: ________________________________________________________                                               

                                                            (please print)

 

8. PARENT OR GUARDIAN MEA INFORMATION: ___________                _______________________

                                                                                               Active                 Retired

    Date of MEA Membership Enrollment (year only)         

                                                                                                                                   
         YEAR ENROLLED MEA:   ________________                          YEAR RETIRED: ________________
 
         NYC AGENCY (IF ACTIVE): _______________                      AGENCY PAYROLL CODE: ___________
 
 

9. HIGH SCHOOL(S) Attended:                                                  High School Average_____________   

    (HS seniors & college students who have not yet completed one semester must attach HS transcript)

 
__________________________________________________________________           _________________

    SCHOOL NAME                                                 SCHOOL ADDRESS                  DATES ATTENDED

 

___________________________________________________________________          _________________

    SCHOOL NAME                                                 SCHOOL ADDRESS                               DATES ATTENDED

 

10. SAT SCORES: CRITICAL READING:                            MATH: ______           __        WRITING: ________                               

      (High School Seniors & college students who have not completed one semester must attach verification)

 

11. COLLEGE(s) APPLIED TO AND ACCEPTED: (High School Seniors only)

 

    ______________________________________________________________________________________

    SCHOOL NAME                                                                                    SCHOOL ADDRESS 

                 

    ______________________________________________________________________________________

    SCHOOL NAME                                                                                     SCHOOL ADDRESS                   

                                                 

                                                                       

 OVER PLEASE
 
 

12. COLLEGE(S) ATTENDED:                                

 

   ______________________________________________________________________________________

   COLLEGE NAME                  ADDRESS                          DATES ATTENDED                        MAJOR
 

    _____________________________________________________________________________________

    COLLEGE NAME               ADDRESS                          DATES ATTENDED                        MAJOR
 

13. GRADE POINT AVERAGE (GPA): ___________

       (College Students who have completed at least one semester must attach verification)

 
14. GRE Scores: _______________________

       (College Seniors and Graduate School students must attach verification)

 
 

15. ATTACHMENT: ESSAY INSTRUCTIONS: In an essay of 250 words or less, please tell us about your accomplishments and goals. Describe any extracurricular activities, i.e., volunteer societies, tutoring other students, social welfare work, sports activities, and other projects. You may include any part-time work experience indicating the type of work you perform(ed) and the number of hours per week you work(ed). Please list any scholastic honors you were awarded.

 

16. ATTACHMENT: Attach a copy of your Scholastic Record (transcripts).

 

17. ATTACHMENT: Attach a copy of your SAT SCORES (HS Seniors & College students with less than one semester) OR attach a copy of your GRE SCORES (College Seniors & Graduate School Students).

 

18. ATTACHMENT: Submit a Letter of Reference from a Faculty Member at your school.

 

Signature of Applicant’s parent or Guardian MEA member consenting to this application:

 
_________________________________________                                      _________

Signature of MEA Member Parent or Guardian                                          Date  

 
 
_________________________________________                                                  _________

Signature of Applicant                                                                                   Date

 
 

HOW TO SUBMIT YOUR APPLICATION: (must be postmarked or hand delivered to MEA office by July 1, 2014)

(Fax and Email submissions WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED)

 

Mail or hand deliver all original applications and required documents to:

 

NYC Managerial Employees Association

42 Broadway, Suite 1945

New York, N.Y. 10004

 

Attention: MEA Scholarship Awards Committee

 
 
 
 
 
ACTIVE NYC MANAGERIAL EMPLOYEE MEA MEMBERS:
(for career/professional advancement only)
(up to a $ 1,500 Scholarship)
 
  1. Must be an active NYC managerial employee and MEA member whose payment of dues is up to date, as of July 1, 2014.
 
  1. Must be enrolled in a program for the purpose of advancing his/her professional and career development.
 
  1. Select one of two different types of scholarships:
 

A.     Must be enrolled in an accredited Undergraduate or Graduate Program. 

OR

B.     Must be enrolled in a Certificate Program which is not funded by his/her NYC Agency or the Department of Citywide Administrative Services.

 
4.   Must have never received a scholarship from MEA.
 

5.   Must submit the following items to the MEA office via U.S. Postal Services or hand-delivery:

 
A. Properly completed scholarship application form.
B.  Current resume

C.     250 word essay on your professional goals and how you plan to use them to advance your education/professional career development.

D.     Verification of College/Graduate School enrollment or Certificate Program registration for

applicable school term.
 
 
 

HOW TO SUBMIT YOUR APPLICATION:  

(Fax and Email submissions WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED)
 

Mail or hand deliver all original applications and required documents to:

 
NYC Managerial Employees Association
42 Broadway, Suite 1945
New York, N.Y. 10004
 
Attention: MEA Scholarship Awards Committee
 
 
 
 

NOTE: Scholarship Award winners will be notified upon completion of review by the Scholarship Award Committee. Each winner will receive a check as soon as the MEA receives proof of registration from the accredited school or institution in which the selected applicant is enrolled.

 
 
 
2014 MEA SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION for
ACTIVE NYC MANAGERIAL EMPLOYEE MEA MEMBERS
(for career/professional advancement only)

Enrolling in a College, Graduate School or Certificate Program to advance career development

 
 

1. NAME OF APPLICANT: __________________________________________   SEX: M___   F____

                                                  LAST                                        FIRST                M.I.

                                              

2. HAVE YOU EVER RECEIVED A SCHOLARSHIP AWARD FROM MEA?    _____           _____

    (If the answer is yes, you are NOT eligible for an MEA scholarship)                                   YES              NO

 

3. PERMANENT ADDRESS: _______________________________________________________________                                               

                                                    ADDRESS                                                CITY        STATE          ZIP

                         

4. MAILING ADDRESS:        _______________________________________________________________                                               

                                                    ADDRESS                                                 CITY        STATE         ZIP

                         

5. TELEPHONE NUMBER:   ______________________________________________________________                                                

                                                     HOME                                                      WORK

 

6. E-MAIL ADDRESS:           ______________________________________________________________                                               

                                                     HOME                                                      WORK

 

7. MEA INFORMATION

 

    Date of MEA Membership Enrollment (year only) 

 

    YEAR BECAME MEA MEMBER: ________________        

  
  AGENCY: ___________________        AGENCY PAYROLL CODE: _________________       
 

8. HIGH SCHOOL(S) Attended:    

 
    ________________________________________________________                        

    SCHOOL NAME                                      SCHOOL ADDRESS                                     DATE GRADUATED

 

9. COLLEGE(s) ATTENDED:                                

 

    ______________________________________________________________________________________

    COLLEGE NAME                 ADDRESS                          DATES ATTENDED                        MAJOR
 

    ______________________________________________________________________________________

    COLLEGE NAME                 ADDRESS                          DATES ATTENDED                        MAJOR
 
 

10. COLLEGE or CERTIFICATION PROGRAM TO BE ATTENDED:

 

     ______________________________________________________________________________________

     SCHOOL NAME                                                                                    SCHOOL ADDRESS                   

   

     ______________________________________________________________________________________

     START DATE                                                                                         MAJOR/COURSE                    

 
OVER PLEASE
 

11. IS THIS CERTIFICATION PROGRAM FUNDED BY YOUR AGENCY OR DCAS? : ____   ____

      (If the answer is yes, you are NOT eligible for an MEA Scholarship).                                         YES    NO

 

12. ATTACHMENTAttach an essay of 250 words or less which outline your professional goals and how you plan to use them to advance your education/professional career development.

 

13. ATTACHMENT: Attach your Resume.

 

14. ATTACHMENT: Attach current verification of your College/Graduate School enrollment or Certificate Program registration.

 
 
 
______________________________________                                                         ___________________

Signature of Applicant                                                                                                Date



  
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