SLOCEA is an affiliate member of the Working Assembly of Governmental Employees (WAGE).  SLOCEA can nominate one individual for the WAGE scholarship.  The WAGE Board of Directors has established an annual scholarship fund to award a scholarship in the amount of $500.00 to a WAGE affiliate that has qualified under the following WAGE guidelines:

  1. Eligible nominations shall be a SLOCEA member or a first-degree dependent of a SLOCEA member in good standing of the WAGE organization.
  2. Nominees shall be interviewed and qualified under the rules outlined in the scholarship application. Interviews shall be conducted by a committee established by the WAGE affiliate.
  3. The affiliate committee shall be diligent in the verification of information as described in the nominee application.
  4. All nominees will be rated in the following areas:
    1. Character
    2. Leadership qualities
    3. Service to Others
    4. Financial Need
    5. Scholastic ability and initiative
  5. SLOCEA may nominate one representative for the WAGE scholarship award.
  6. The WAGE Board of Directors shall determine the recipient of the scholarship award.
  7. Payment will be made directly to the institution of higher learning.

Scholarship applicants will need to provide:

  1. WAGE scholarship application.
  2. Two references (non family members).
  3. Most recent official school transcripts.
  4. One page essay on why this scholarship is important to you.

The WAGE scholarship application is available on SLOCEA’s portal or by calling SLOCEA’s business office at 543-2021. Applications must be received no later than 5:00 p.m. on June 16, 2017.  Mail your application and requirements to: SLOCEA Scholarship Committee, 1035 Walnut Street, San Luis Obispo, CA 93401.

Individuals who submitted for the SLOCEA sponsored scholarship program may also apply for the WAGE scholarship.  However, you must submit the WAGE scholarship application and required documents in order to be considered.   For more information, contact SLOCEA at 543-2021.

 PLEASE NOTE: This scholarship is a one-time only offer in order to provide other qualified candidates an opportunity to take advantage of this scholarship.