FEA’s Mimi Dash Scholarship program offers financial assistance to FEA members and their children currently enrolled in a higher education program. Twice a year, scholarships are awarded to support and encourage members pursuing educational endeavors. Eligible members and their children can submit scholarship applications by November 1 for the spring semester and May 1 for the fall semester.
- FEA Mimi Dash Scholarship Guidelines
- FEA Mimi Dash Student Application
- FEA Mimi Dash Educator Application
FEA’s Joyce E. Dawkins Memorial Scholarship for Transportation Employees is awarded to deserving students in the Commonwealth of Virginia pursuing a post-secondary education. To be eligible for the Joyce E Dawkins Memorial Scholarship, applicants must be a student whose parent, grandparent or legal guardian is either currently employed or was previously employed in the Fairfax County Public Schools pupil transportation field. Submit scholarship applications by November 1 for the spring semester and May 1 for the fall semester.
“I am studying Computer Science at Virginia Tech. The Mimi Dash Scholarship has allowed me to focus on my studies without having to worry about working a part-time job to afford my education. My grades helped me land an internship with a software consulting company. The generosity of FEA has been a tremendous contributor in helping me achieve my academic and professional goals.” –Victor Weiss
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Contributions to the FEA Scholarship Fund are not tax deductible. Fairfax Education Association is a 501(c)6 nonqualified organization. Only union dues paid by a FEA member are deductible as a miscellaneous itemized deduction. Our members already contribute $1 of their dues each year to the scholarship fund, totaling around $4,500 annually. Money in the scholarship fund is invested wisely to increase our capacity to fund scholarships into the future. 100% of the money you donate (minus Paypal’s processing fee of 2.9% + $0.30) will be placed into our scholarship fund and used for scholarships.