The 18th Annual Albert Shanker Scholarship Awards are upon us. If you are a full member of the NTU, your son/daughter is eligible to apply. If you are a full member of the NTU and you are a Paraprofessional in our public school district who is currently attending college then you are eligible to apply. An application is enclosed.
For the last two years, the Newark Teachers Union have also offered scholarships to Newark Public School Seniors (non-members) who were continuing on to higher education. If you know of a student in the Newark Public Schools who would be interested in applying for this scholarship, please have them see their school guidance counselors, contact the NTU Bldg. Rep at their school or they can download the application from our website at http://newark.nj.aft.org/.
Last year, twelve students received academic scholarships, including one Presidential Award in the amount of $2,500.00, one Director’s Award in the amount of $1,750.00 and the rest in the amount of $1,000.00.
This year, these awards will be presented at the 2016 NTU Hall of Fame Dinner to be held on Wednesday, May 18th at The Robert Treat Hotel, 50 Park Place, Newark, NJ at 6:30 p.m. A buffet dinner and dessert will be provided, along with music and a special program for your enjoyment.
If you do not have a student applying this year, you can still support these fine recipients by purchasing a ticket for $70.00 and attending this worthwhile event. Some of you have family members or know friends that own businesses. This would be an ideal opportunity for them to gain exposure by placing an ad in our ad journal that will be distributed to the 200+ attendees, sponsors, vendors and patrons. The Ad Journal/Ticket request form is enclosed.
If you require additional information or forms, they can be downloaded at the Newark Teachers Union Home Page http://newark.nj.aft.org/. Should you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact Johanna Rios or Venetta Smith (973) 643-8430 or e-mail email@example.com .
With Warm Regards,
Johanna S. Rios
NTU Education Foundation Committee