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We are pleased to announce the 66th Annual Massachusetts AFL-CIO Scholarship Awards Program.  All graduating seniors in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts who are seeking a college degree or job training are eligible to compete. Scholarship awards this year total over half a million dollars.

To qualify, students must be a senior in high school, fill out the online application and then take our exam. Applicants must register in advance at We will be accepting applications through Friday, December 22, 2023.The deadline is firm, and no late registrations will be accepted. The exam consists of 30 multiple choice questions and one written essay. All questions will be selected from the information in the study guide.

Exams will be administered online, and should be offered to registered students between Monday, February 5, 2024, and Friday February 9, 2024. Once again, we will be using Classmarker to administer the exams online. Paper tests will be available upon request. Students will need access to a computer or tablet and all testing should be taken in school under supervision from an exam proctor. Further testing instructions will be sent to exam proctors in the last week of January.

All study resources including the study guide, flash cards and quizzes are available by visiting