Each year Middle Management Association may award up to twenty-five (25) scholarships of $1,500 each to MMA members, spouses and/or dependent children of MMA members toward the attainment of a degree or certificate of an accredited educational institution. The scholarship program is for traditional educational based coursework where a diploma is the end result.
An eligible applicant is an MMA member in good standing, and/or a legally married spouse, and/or their dependent children*, who are working towards the attainment of either an undergraduate degree, technical school certificate of training program, or graduate degree program.
MEMBERS OF THE SCREENING COMMITTEE AND THEIR DEPENDENT CHILDREN ARE EXCLUDED FROM CONSIDERATION.
Obtain an official application form from the MMA office or print a copy from the MMA website. Submit the completed official application form to the MMA office via mail, fax or email between January 15th and March 15th of each year.
APPLICATIONS RECEIVED IN THE MMA OFFICE AFTER 4:30 PM MARCH 15th WILL BE DISQUALIFIED. NOTE: IF MARCH 15TH FALLS ON A SATURDAY OR SUNDAY, APPLICATIONS WILL BE ACCEPTED UNTIL 4:30 PM ON THE FOLLOWING BUSINESS DAY.
A personal statement of 1-2 pages by the applicant is required to accompany the application form. The personal statement should include the applicant’s career and educational goals, work experience, academic and extracurricular experiences, community involvement and personal interests and activities.
Before scholarship money is awarded, scholarship recipients must provide an official grade transcript verifying course completion with at least a 2.0 cumulative grade point average over the academic school year from a post-high school accredited educational institution. All scholarships will be paid once a year, at the end of the academic school year.
MMA members must remain a member in good standing during the entire course curriculum; any exception will be reviewed and may be revoked by the MMA Executive Committee. These scholarships are not renewable. Scholarship recipients may reapply each year. Eligible course dates are defined as the start of the fall session (August 1st) through the end of the summer session (July 31st).
* As defined in the MMA Labor Agreement under Article 17 – Insurance, second paragraph, Section 2.C2 – “dependent child”.