Did you know that every year the SAG-AFTRA Foundation gives more than $400,000 in scholarships to eligible SAG-AFTRA members and their dependents?

SAG-AFTRA gives over $400,000 in scholarships to actors, voice actors and other SAG-AFTRA members to pay for their classes at licensed universities, colleges, junior colleges, adult specialty schools and trade/vocational schools.

There are three types of scholarships:

The John L. Dales Standard Scholarship is awarded to eligible SAG-AFTRA members and their dependents for study at accredited institutions of higher education;

the John L. Dales Transitional Scholarship is awarded to eligible SAG-AFTRA members to pursue related professions within the entertainment industry or change their career paths;

And the George Heller Memorial Scholarship is awarded to eligible SAG-AFTRA members and their dependents for study at accredited institutions of higher education.

The SAG-AFTRA Foundation Scholarships are available for eligible SAG-AFTRA members and their dependents and made possible through gifts, grants and sponsorships. The Foundation never draws on SAG-AFTRA dues or initiation fees.

The online application for the 2017 scholarships is now available: http://sagaftra.foundation/scholarship

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