The Michael Arken Scholarship

The Michael Arken Scholarship

     In 2018 the chapter established the Michael Arken scholarship to honor the chapter’s founding President and long-time leader.

         Every year a $1,000.00 award is made to a student who is a relative of an AFSCME member.

         The winner is selected by the Oregon Higher Education Coordinating Commission for the Oregon Student Access Completion on behalf of the chapter. 

         To date scholarships have been awarded to:

2018 – 2019    Opal Richenberg

2019 – 2020    Kiera Dwyer

2020 -2021      McKenzie Barker

                          Kiera Dwyer (Second award via sub-chapter 46)

2021-2022       Shane Kreger

If you want to make a contribute, please mail a check with “M. Arken scholarship # 773” on the memo line to:

         Higher Education Coordinating Commission / OSAC

         3225 25th St SE

         Salem, OR  97302-1133